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USGS 01650800 SLIGO CREEK NEAR TAKOMA PARK, MD

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LOCATION.--Lat 38°59'10.4", long 77°00'17.5", Montgomery County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02070010, 
   0.5 mi northwest of Takoma Park, 0.7 mi upstream from confluence with Long Branch, 2.0 mi upstream
   from mouth. 
DRAINAGE AREA.--6.45 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 2008 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage and concrete control. Datum of gage is 161.27 ft above 
   North American Vertical Datum of 1988. 
REMARKS.--U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 2,420 ft³/s, May 26, 2009, gage height, 6.79 ft;
   minimum discharge, 0.10 ft³/s, Sept. 11, 2015, as a result of regulation upstream from station.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Montgomery County 
   Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey. 
Disclaimer Any use of trade, firm, or product names is for descriptive purposes only and does not
imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Baltimore office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2013-03-23  2020-10-19
2008-10-07  2020-10-19
2008-10-07  2020-10-19
2013-03-23  2020-10-19
2013-03-23  2020-10-19
2013-03-23  2020-10-19
2019-07-10  2020-10-19
2013-03-23  2019-07-10







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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 14.7 10-19-2020   21:05 EDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.82 10-19-2020   21:15 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 19 based on 12 water years of record more
Min
(2009)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Oct 19
75th
percen-
tile
Mean Max
(2013)
0.98 1.3 2.8 2.82 6.3 7.5 36.6


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.76 10-19-2020   21:15 EDT
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Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 731 10-19-2020   21:05 EDT
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Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter

Most recent instantaneous value: 9.5 10-19-2020   21:05 EDT
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pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units

Most recent instantaneous value: 7.7 10-19-2020   21:05 EDT
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Turbidity, water, unfiltered, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +-2.5 degrees, formazin nephelometric units (FNU)

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.4 10-19-2020   21:05 EDT
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Turbidity, water, unfiltered, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +-2.5 degrees, formazin nephelometric units (FNU), [TS087, Discontinued]
 
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