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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
03062500 DECKERS CREEK AT MORGANTOWN, WV
LOCATION - Lat 39°37'45", long 79°57'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Monongalia County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05020003, on left bank at Kingwood Street, in Morgantown, and at mile 0.6.
DRAINAGE AREA - 63 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1914 to September 1915 (gage height), February 1946 to September 1969 (daily discharge and peaks), October 1992 to September 1998 (annual maxima), October 2002 to current year (daily discharge and peaks).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 804.96 ft above NAVD 88, GNSS Level II survey. Prior to Dec. 4, 1914, nonrecording gage on bridge 0.5 mile upstream at different datum. Dec. 4, 1914, to Sept. 30, 1915, nonrecording gage on bridge 0.9 mile upstream at different datum. Feb. 8 to May 7, 1946, nonrecording gage, and May 8, 1946, to June 19, 1956, water-stage recorder at site 150 ft downstream at present datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of June 23, 1972, reached a stage of 9.40 ft, discharge, 5,000 ft³/s. Flood of Aug. 18, 1980, reached a stage of 12.36 ft, from floodmarks, discharge 7,550 ft³/s, highest since 1947.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 5,680 ft³/s, Aug. 05, 1956, gage height 10.12 ft.  Minimum daily discharge, 0.30 ft³/s, Sept. 3, 1966.