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Water-Year Summary for Site 01595000

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
01595000 NORTH BRANCH POTOMAC RIVER AT STEYER, MD
LOCATION - Lat 39°18'06.8", long 79°18'24.8" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Garrett County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02070002, on left bank 0.3 mi southeast of Steyer, 0.4 mi downstream from Steyer Run, 2.0 mi northeast of Gorman, and at mile 81.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 73.1 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR WV-97-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1956 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 2,275.58 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS -
  • Water Years 2017-2018: Records good, except those above 3,000 ft³/s, which are fair, and those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Years 2014-2016: Records good, except those above 3,000 ft³/s, which are fair, 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.

  • Occasional diversions and regulation from unknown source upstream from station. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite data-collection platform at station.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Oct. 15, 1954, reached a stage of 13.0 ft, from floodmarks; discharge, 11,300 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 3,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement at gage height of 10.30 ft.