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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02032250 MOORMANS RIVER NEAR FREE UNION, VA
LOCATION - Lat 38°08'26", long 78°33'22" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Albemarle County, VA, Hydrologic Unit 02080204, on right bank 130 feet upstream from bridge on State Highway 601, 0.8 mile downstream from Wards Creek, 0.4 miles upstream from confluence with Mechums river, and 1.1 miles west of southwest of Free Union.
DRAINAGE AREA - 77 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - OFR 2006-1308: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1979 to September 1997, July 2005 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 403.11 ft NGVD of 1929.
COOPERATION - Records were provided by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality - Water Division.
REMARKS - Flow regulated upstream from gage. Maximum discharge, 19,100 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 8,200 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement at gage height 20.41 ft.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of June 21, 1972, reached a stage of 20.2 ft, from floodmarks, discharge, 15,100 ft³/s, and flood of Sept. 6, 1979, reached a stage of 21.55 ft, from floodmarks, discharge, about 16,500 ft³/s, from rating curve extended as explained above.