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Water-Year Summary for Site 01614500

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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01614500 CONOCOCHEAGUE CREEK AT FAIRVIEW, MD
LOCATION - Lat 39°42'59.0", long 77°49'29.2" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Washington County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02070004, on right bank 0.7 mi upstream from highway bridge in Fairview, 2.0 mi upstream from Rockdale Run, 6.5 mi northwest of Hagerstown, and 19.1 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 494 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 756: Drainage area. WSP 1432: 1929(M), 1930, 1931-32(M), 1935(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1928 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1432.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 391.19 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Dec. 6, 1932, nonrecording gage at highway bridge 0.7 mi downstream at gage datum 2.93 ft lower. Dec. 6, 1932, to Oct. 7, 1933, nonrecording gage 150 ft downstream from former site at gage datum 4.92 ft lower than present gage datum.
REMARKS -
  • Water Years 2017-2021: 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.

  • Diversions for irrigation upstream from station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known prior to 1928, about 16.5 ft, present gage datum, sometime in 1889, from information by local residents, discharge, about 22,000 ft³/s.