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Water-Year Summary for Site 01644148

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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
01644148 POTOMAC RIVER AT EDWARDS FERRY NEAR POOLSVILLE, MD
LOCATION - Lat 39°05'55.1", long 77°28'16.5" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Montgomery County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02070008, on left bank in the wooded flood plain adjacent to the C&O Canal path, approximately 1000 ft downstream of Goose Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 11,130 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 2011 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 178.70 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2018:  Records fair, except those for periods of estimated stage, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2017:  Records fair, except those for the periods February 12-14, February 26-March 02, March 7-18, August 23-28, and September 8-21, and those for estimated stage, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2016: Records good. Missing data due to recorder malfunction.
  • Water Year 2015: Records good.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good. Missing data due to recorder malfunction.
  • Water Year 2013 and prior years' accuracy statements can be found in Annual Water Data Reports.

  • This is a stage only station. Discharge is not determined at this location. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 22.45 ft, June 4, 2018, minimum elevation, 2.80 ft, August 26, 2011.