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Water-Year Summary for Site 03185400

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Mean,Max.,Min.,Med.)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Mean,Med.,Max.,Min.)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Mean,Min.,Max.,Med.)  
00400 pH(Med.,Max.,Min.)  
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph(Med.,Mean,Min.,Max.)  

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
03185400 NEW RIVER AT THURMOND, WV
LOCATION - Lat 37°57'18", long 81°04'36" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Fayette County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 05050004, on right bank at Thurmond, at Chessie System pump house, 0.1 mi upstream from Dunloup Creek, 0.3 mi upstream from railroad/highway bridge, at New River mile 25.8 and Kanawha River mile 122.4.
DRAINAGE AREA - 6,752 mi². excluding that of Dunloup Creek.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR WV-97-1: 1981-92(M). WDR-US-2008: 1982, 1983.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1981 to current year (daily discharge and annual maxima).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter.  Datum of gage is 1,030.0 ft above NAVD88.  Superseded datum, 1,030.71 ft above NAVD29.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Claytor Lake and Bluestone Lake. Maximum peak flow of 100,000 ft³/s, Jan. 20, 1996, from rating curve extended above 59,000 ft³/s.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD -

Instantaneous Values

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: June 2019 to current year.

pH: June 2019 to current year.

WATER TEMPERATURE: June 2019 to current year.

DISSOLVED OXYGEN: June 2019 to current year.

TURBIDITY: June 2019 to current year.

PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -

Daily Mean/Median

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 1990 to September 1993; June 2019 to current year.

pH: October 1990 to September 1993; June 2019 to current year.

WATER TEMPERATURE: October 1990 to September 1993; April 1997 to September 1998; June 2019 to current year.

DISSOLVED OXYGEN: October 1990 to September 1993; June 2019 to current year.

TURBIDITY: June 2019 to current year.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -

WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 30.3 °C, Jul. 22, 2020; minimum, 0.0 °C, Dec 26, 2022.

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 223 µS/cm, Jan. 21, 2022; minimum, 73 µS/cm, Mar. 02, 2021.

pH: Maximum recorded, 9.1 standard units, Sep. 10, 2019; minimum, 7.3 standard units, May 11, 1993.

DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum recorded, 14.5 mg/L, Jan. 22, 2022, minimum, 6.1 mg/L, Jun. 3, 4, 1991.

TURBIDITY: Maximum recorded, 315 FNU, Feb 17, 2023; minimum recorded, 0.6 FNU, Oct. 2, 2023.