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Water-Year Summary for Site 03061000

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00400 pH(Max.,Min.,Med.)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
03061000 WEST FORK RIVER AT ENTERPRISE, WV
LOCATION - Lat 39°25'20", long 80°16'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Harrison County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020002, on left bank 150 ft downstream from old highway bridge and 0.3 mi above new highway bridge at Enterprise, 0.8 mi upstream from Bingamon Creek, and at mile 12.1.
DRAINAGE AREA - 759 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 803: 1936. WSP 823: Drainage area. WSP 1113: 1936-38(M), 1939. WSP 1335: 1911-15, 1937. WSP 1625: 1915(M), 1935(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1907 to September 1916, and October 1932 to September 1983 (daily discharge and peaks), October 1983 to September 1984 (daily mean gage height and annual maxima), October 1984 to current year (daily discharge and annual maxima).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 869.02 ft above NAVD 88 (GPS levels refinement). June 1907 to September 1916, nonrecording gage at site 150 ft upstream at same datum.
REMARKS - Flow partially regulated since 1973 by Stonecoal Reservoir. Flow regulated since January 1990 by Stonewall Jackson Lake. Maximum peak flow of 41,100 ft³/s from rating curve extended above 36,400 ft³/s, highest since 1888.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood in 1888 reached a stage of about 33 ft, estimated discharge, 48,000 ft³/s, at present site and datum (published in WDR WV-97-1).
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 2014 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Electronic data logger with 15-minute record interval. Heated tipping bucket rain gage November 2014 to April 2016; weighing rain gage from April 2016 to present.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum daily precipitation, 2.98 in., Sept. 9, 2018; minimum precipitation, 0.00 in., on many days.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1998 to November 1999, August 2005 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: June to November 1999, August 2005 to current year. pH: June to November 1999, August 2005 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: June to November 1999, September 2005 to current year. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: June to November 1999, August 2005 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor August 1998 to November 1999, August 2005 to current year. Water-quality monitor currently operated year round for water temperature, specific conductance, pH, and dissolved oxygen.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded, 1,640 microsiemens/cm, June 28, 2007; minimum recorded, 184 microsiemens/cm, June 12, 2014. pH: Maximum recorded, 9.7 standard units, May 1, 2010; minimum recorded, 6.6 standard units, Dec. 4, 5, 9, 2012, Jan. 31, Feb. 1, Mar. 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 2013. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 31.0° C, July 7, 2012; minimum recorded, -0.1°C, several days in 2011, 2014, 2015, and 2016. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum recorded, 15.9 mg/L, Feb. 20, 2015; minimum recorded, 2.8 mg/L, Oct. 5, 2007.