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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 38°20'25", long 78°54'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Rockingham County, VA, Hydrologic Unit 02070005, on right bank 0.8 miles downstream from Pleasant Run, 2.8 miles northeast of Burketown, and 8.5 miles upstream from Middle River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 376 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1171: 1936(M). WSP 1302: 1928-29(M), 1932-34(M), 1937-38(M). OFR 2006-1308: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1926 to October 1972, May 1975 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1302.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,102.937 (±0.1) ft NAVD of 1988. Prior to Dec. 12, 1938, nonrecording gage at site 3.0 mi downstream at different datum.
COOPERATION - Records were provided by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality - Water Division.
REMARKS - At a point 26.8 mi upstream from station, there is a diversion from Staunton Dam Reservoir. Diurnal fluctuation at low and medium flow caused by wastewater treatment plant discharge and irrigation at points upstream. Maximum discharge, 70,400 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 16,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurements at gage heights 32.4 ft and 36.3 ft and contracted-opening measurements at gage heights 35.85 ft and 36.3 ft.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage since at least 1852, that of June 18, 1949.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Instantaneous low flow, 16 ft³/s, Nov. 23, 1965, result of temporary dam upstream.
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 2007 to September 2008.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - March 2007 to September 2008.
COOPERATION - Daily records were provided by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality - Water Division.
INSTRUMENTATION - Specific conductance and water temperature monitor. Electronic data logger with 15-minute recording interval.
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 643 microsiemens/cm, Sept. 27, 28, 2007; minimum, 98 microsiemens/cm, Mar. 6, 2008.
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 28.2°C, Aug. 10, 2007; minimum, 1.2°C, Jan. 21, 2008.