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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
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 - 6,687 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 1,030.13 ft above NAVD 88 (1,030.71 ft above NGVD 29).
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.

COOPERATION - The continuous water-quality monitor at this site is maintained in cooperation with the National Park Service.
INSTRUMENTATION -

Continuous water-quality monitor October 1990 to September 1993; April 1997 to September 1998; June 2019 to current year.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD -

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum (daily mean), 207 µS/cm, Nov. 26, 1991; minimum (daily mean), 87 µS/cm, Mar. 25, 1993.

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

WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 30.2°C, Jul. 20, 2019; minimum (daily mean), 0.7°C, Jan. 20, 1992.

DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum recorded, 13.8 mg/L, Jan. 22, 2020, minimum (daily mean); 6.1 mg/L, Jun. 3, 4, 1991.

TURBIDITY: Maximum recorded, 258 FNU, Jul. 04, 2019; minimum recorded, 1.6 FNU, Sep. 30, 2019.