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Water-Year Summary for Site 01663500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
LOCATION - Lat 38°35'30", long 77°57'55" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Culpeper County, VA, Hydrologic Unit 02080103, on right bank, 40 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 229, 0.5 mi upstream from Waterford Run, 1.2 mi northeast of Rixeyville, 2.8 mi downstream from Thornton River, and 9.1 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 285 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 971: 1942. WSP 1922: 1957-58. OFR 2006-1308: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1942 to October 1992, October 2001 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 287.74 ft NAVD of 1988. Prior to Sept. 30, 1992 water-stage recorder at site on right downstream side of bridge, at present datum. Oct. 1, 2001 to current year, at present site and datum.
REMARKS - Maximum discharge, 60,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 27,000 ft³/s. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at this location.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Apr. 26, 1937 reached a stage of 28.4 ft, from floodmarks, discharge, 43,500 ft³/s, from information by local residents.