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Water-Year Summary for Site 01589440

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Available Parameters
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
01589440 JONES FALLS AT SORRENTO, MD
LOCATION - Lat 39°23'30.2", long 76°39'39.4" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Baltimore County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02060003, on right bank 0.3 mi downstream from bridge on State Highway 25 (Falls Road), 0.4 mi downstream from Slaughterhouse Branch and Sorrento, and 12.5 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 25.2 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Annual maximum, water years 1958-66. April 1966 to September 1988, October 1996 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 229.04 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. January 1958 to April 1966, non-recording gage at site 450 ft upstream at same gage datum.
REMARKS -
  • Water Years 2017-2019: Records good, except those above 400 ft³/s and those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Years 2014–2016: Records good, except those above 400 ft³/s and those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2013 and prior years' accuracy statements can be found in Annual Water Data Reports.

  • Frequent diurnal fluctuations at base flow, from unknown sources upstream of station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.