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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 June 23, 2016: USGS streamflow monitoring will soon be discontinued at the following sites:
  • Sites to be discontinued 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)
  • 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 USG S 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).

  • Recently Discontinued
  • 01598650 SAND SPRING RUN AT FROSTBURG, MD (2006 to 2016)


USGS 01643000 MONOCACY RIVER AT JUG BRIDGE NEAR FREDERICK, MD

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 39°24'10.2", long 77°21'57.9", Frederick County, Hydrologic Unit 02070009,
   on right bank 500 ft downstream from Interstate 70 highway bridge, 0.4 mi downstream from Linganore Creek,
   2.0 mi east of Frederick, and 16.9 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--817 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1929 to current year.  Monthly discharge only for October, November 1929,
   published in WSP 1302.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 711:  1930.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.  Nonrecording gage at site 0.2 mile downstream. Datum of gage is
   231.21 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS.--Occasional regulation at low and medium flows since September 1972 by Linganore Reservoir,
   total capacity, 883,200,000 gal, 2.8 mi upstream from station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection 
   platform at station. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at this location.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 81,600 ft3/s, June 23, 1972,
   gage height, 35.90 ft; minimum discharge, 17 ft3/s,  Sept. 11, 13, 1966.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in June 1889 reached a stage of 30 ft, from floodmarks,
   discharge, 56,000 ft3/s.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Maryland State Highway Administration,
   and 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  2016-06-25
00065 Gage height 2016-02-26  2016-06-25

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 686   06-25-2016  06:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jun 25 based on 86 years of record more
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93 228 336 535 544 686 7500


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.83   06-25-2016  06:30 EST
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