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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 July 1, 2016: USGS streamflow monitoring has recently been discontinued at the following sites:
  • 01487150 BUCKS BRANCH NEAR ATLANTA, DE (2014 to 2016)
  • 01594963 NYDEGGER RUN NEAR GORMAN, MD (2013 to 2016)
  • 01596050 SAVAGE RIVER NEAR AVILTON, MD (2013 to 2016)
  • 01597000 CRABTREE CREEK NEAR SWANTON, MD (1948 to 2016)
  • 01598650 SAND SPRING RUN AT FROSTBURG, MD (2006 to 2016)
  • 03076700 BUFFALO RUN NEAR FRIENDSVILLE, MD (2013 to 2016)
  • 03076800 MILL RUN AT MINERAL SPRING, MD (2013 to 2016)
Questions or concerns can be directed to Jon Dillow (jjdillow@usgs.gov; 443-498-5524).



USGS 01645000 SENECA CREEK AT DAWSONVILLE, MD

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 39°07'41.1", long 77°20'08.8", Montgomery County, Hydrologic Unit 02070008,
   on right bank at bridge on State Highway 28, 150 ft downstream from mouth of Great Seneca Creek,
   0.5 mi east of Dawsonville, and 5.8 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--101 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1930 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 726: Drainage area. WSP 1232: 1930. WSP 1272: 1933. WSP 1432: 1934-35(M), 1941(M).
   WDR MD-DE-74-1: 1970(M), WDR MD-DE-DC-03-1: 2002(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Concrete control since March 3, 1934. Datum of gage is
   213.31 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Sept. 26 to Nov. 9, 1930, chain gage, and Nov. 10, 1930
   to Apr. 6, 1934, water-stage recorder, at highway bridge 60 ft upstream at same gage datum.
REMARKS.--Small diversion at times for irrigation 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, 26,100 ft3/s, June 22, 1972,
   gage height, 16.40 ft; minimum discharge, 1.7 ft3/s,  Sept. 28, 29, 1930.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Interstate Commission on the
   Potomac River Basin, 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  2016-07-01
00065 Gage height 2016-03-03  2016-07-01

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 87   07-01-2016  21:50 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 1 based on 85 years of record more
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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.21   07-01-2016  21:50 EST
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