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Data collected by the MD-DE-DC USGS Water Science Center are reported in Eastern Standard Time (EST) year-round.

Updated April 22, 2016: USGS streamflow monitoring will be discontinued at the following sites effective July 1, 2016:
  • 01487150 BUCKS BRANCH NEAR ATLANTA, DE (2014 to present)
  • 01594963 NYDEGGER RUN NEAR GORMAN, MD (2013 to present)
  • 01596050 SAVAGE RIVER NEAR AVILTON, MD (2013 to present)
  • 01597000 CRABTREE CREEK NEAR SWANTON, MD (1948 to present)
  • 01598650 SAND SPRING RUN AT FROSTBURG, MD (2006 to present)
  • 03076700 BUFFALO RUN NEAR FRIENDSVILLE, MD (2013 to present)
  • 03076800 MILL RUN AT MINERAL SPRING, MD (2013 to present)
Currently, data collection activities at these sites (map) are funded jointly by the USGS and partner agencies through the USGS Cooperative Water Program. Lack of partner funding for these sites will result in discontinuation of all monitoring activities. Questions or concerns can be directed to Jon Dillow (jjdillow@usgs.gov; 443-498-5524).



USGS 01614500 CONOCOCHEAGUE CREEK AT FAIRVIEW, MD

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 39°42'59.0", long 77°49'29.2", Washington County, Hydrologic Unit 02070004,
   on right bank 0.7 mi upstream from highway bridge in Fairview, 2.0 mi upstream from Rockdale Run,
   6.5 mi northwest of Hagerstown, and 19.1 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--494 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1928 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 756:  Drainage area.  WSP 1432:  1929(M), 1930, 1931-32(M), 1935(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 391.19 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
   Prior to Dec. 6, 1932, nonrecording gage at highway bridge 0.7 mi downstream at gage datum 2.93 ft lower.
   Dec. 6, 1932, to Oct. 7, 1933, nonrecording gage 150 ft downstream from former site at gage datum 4.92 ft
   lower than present gage datum.
REMARKS.--Diversions for irrigation upstream from station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection 
   platform at station. 
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 32,400 ft3/s, June 23, 1972,
   gage height, 24.50 ft; minimum discharge, 21 ft3/s, Aug. 8, Sept. 12, 1966.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum stage known prior to 1928, about 16.5 ft, present gage datum, 
   sometime in 1889, from information by local residents, discharge, about 22,000 ft3/s.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Geological Survey.
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This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Frostburg office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-05-01
00065 Gage height 2016-01-02  2016-05-01

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 252   05-01-2016  02:45 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for May 1 based on 87 years of record more
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237 252 413 583 789 905 3960


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.99   05-01-2016  02:45 EST
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