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Water-Year Summary for Site 01594440

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01594440 PATUXENT RIVER NEAR BOWIE, MD
LOCATION - Lat 38°57'21.3", long 76°41'37.3" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Anne Arundel County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02060006, on left bank upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 50 (John Hanson Highway), 3.0 mi east of Bowie City Hall, 3.1 mi downstream from mouth of Little Patuxent River, 4.2 mi northwest of Davidsonville, and 60 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 348 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1955 to June 1977 (gage heights and discharge measurements only), June 1977 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 12.32 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to June 27, 1977, nonrecording gage at same site and gage datum.
REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2020: Records good, no estimated discharges.
  • Water Years 2018-2019: Records good, except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2017: Records good, no estimated discharges.
  • Water Years 2014-2016: Records good, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2013 and prior years' accuracy statements can be found in Annual Water Data Reports.

  • Flow regulated by T. Howard Duckett Reservoir, usable capacity 5,600,000,000 gal, 21 mi upstream from station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.