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During cold weather, ice effects on stage and discharge determinations at some stream-gaging stations 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 sites.
LOCATION.--Lat 39°26'49", long 78°39'16", referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Hampshire County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 02070001, on left bank at highway bridge, 2.0 mi east of Springfield, and at mile 13.5. DRAINAGE AREA.--1,461 mi2. PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1894 to February 1896 (fragmentary), July 1899 to December 1901, August 1903 to June 1906, and August 1928 to current year (daily discharge and peaks). REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1552: 1903-06, 1929-30(M), 1932-33(M), 1935(M), 1937-40(M), 1942-43(M), 1945(M). WDR WV-97-1: Drainage area. WDR-US-2006: Drainage area. WDR-US-2008: 1901(M). GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 561.41 ft above NAVD 88 (VERTCON conversion of 562.02 ft above NGVD 29). June 1894 to February 1896, nonrecording gage at Baltimore & Ohio Railroad bridge 11.2 mi upstream at different datum. July 1, 1899, to Dec. 31, 1901, nonrecording gage at bridge 10.0 mi upstream at different datum. Aug. 28, 1903, to June 30, 1906, nonrecording gage at present site at different datum. Aug. 8 to Sept. 24, 1928, nonrecording gage at present site and datum. EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood in November 1877 reached a stage of about 34 ft, from floodmarks, at site and datum in use July 1, 1889, to Dec. 31, 1901, discharge, 140,000 ft3/s. PERIOD OF RECORD (WQ).--June 2005 to current year. PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD (WQ).--SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 2005 to current year. pH: October 2005 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2005 to current year. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: October 2005 to current year. TURBIDITY: December 2005 to current year. INSTRUMENTATION (WQ).--Water-quality monitor October 2005 to current year. This gaging station is maintained in cooperation with: State of West Virginia Continuous water-quality monitor maintained in cooperation with: West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water and Waste Management
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