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Water-Year Summary for Site 01595500

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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
01595500 NORTH BRANCH POTOMAC RIVER AT KITZMILLER, MD
LOCATION - Lat 39°23'38.0", long 79°10'54.1" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Garrett County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02070002, on left bank 0.6 mi downstream from bridge on State Highway 38 in Kitzmiller, 1.5 mi downstream from Wolfden Run, and at mile 68.9.
DRAINAGE AREA - 225 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1949 to September 1985, October 1985 to September 2003 (operated as a crest-stage partial-record station only), October 2003 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,571.75 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Oct. 15, 1954, at site 0.3 mi upstream at gage datum 7.58 ft higher. Oct. 15, 1954, to Nov. 20, 1955, nonrecording gage at bridge 0.5 mi upstream at gage datum 21.51 ft higher.
REMARKS -
  • Water Years 2018-2020: Records good, except those above 4,000 cfs and those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2017: Records good, except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
  • 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 Stony River Reservoir, 30.0 mi upstream from station until use of reservoir discontinued in June 1987 (see station 01595200). Regulation since 1963 by Virginia Electric and Power Company dam (Mount Storm Lake), 20.0 mi upstream from station.

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite data-collection platform at station.