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Water-Year Summary for Site 03473000

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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
LOCATION - Lat 36°39'06", long 81°50'39" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Washington County, VA, Hydrologic Unit 06010102, on right bank 500 ft upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 58, 0.7 mi downstream from Laurel Creek, 3.2 mi northwest of Damascus, 4.9 mi upstream from Middle Fork, and at mile 77.2.
DRAINAGE AREA - 303 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1306: 1932-33(M). OFR 2006-1308: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1931 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1306. Published as "at Vestal" prior to October 1978.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,792.30 ft NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Prior to 1980, some diurnal fluctuation at low flow caused by powerplant upstream from station. Maximum discharge, 22,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 10,000 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at this location.