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During cold weather, ice effects on stage, groundwater levels, precipitation and water quality parameters at some stream-gaging stations and wells are likely. Data values reported on these pages may be significantly higher or lower than actual values. Adjustment of data for ice effects can only be done after detailed analysis. Users are encouraged to contact this office for more information on specific stream-gaging stations or wells.
LOCATION.-- Lat 39°23'38.0", long 79°10'54.1", Garrett County, Hydrologic Unit 02070002, on left bank 0.6 mi downstream from bridge on State Highway 38 in Kitzmiller, 1.5 mi downstream from Wolfden Run, and at mile 68.9. DRAINAGE AREA.--225 mi2 PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1949 to September 1985, October 1985 to September 2003 (operated as a crest-stage partial-record station only), October 2003 to current year. GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,571.75 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Oct. 15, 1954, at site 0.3 mi upstream at gage datum 7.58 ft Oct. 15, 1954, to Nov. 20, 1955, nonrecording gage at bridge 0.5 mi upstream at gage datum 21.51 ft higher. REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Stony River Reservoir, 30.0 mi upstream from station until use of reservoir discontinued June 1987 (see station 01595200). Regulation since 1963 by Virginia Electric and Power Company dam (Mount Storm Lake), 20.0 mi upstream from station. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite data-collection platform at station. COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
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