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Water-Year Summary for Site 01597500

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2020: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
01597500 SAVAGE RIVER, BELOW SAVAGE RIVER DAM, NEAR BLOOMINGTON, MD
LOCATION - Lat 39°30'09.9", long 79°07'26.3" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Garrett County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02070002, on left bank 0.7 mi downstream from Savage River Dam, 1.1 mi downstream from Crabtree Creek, 3.2 mi northwest of Bloomington, and 3.7 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 106 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1432: 1955. WDR MD-DE-96-1: 1986(P).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1948 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,275.94 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2019: Records good. No estimated discharges.
  • Water Years 2017-2018:  Records good, except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Years 2014-2016: Records good, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2013 and prior years’ accuracy statements can be found in Annual Water Data Reports.

  • Diversions upstream from station by Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and by cities of Frostburg and Westernport for municipal supply. Flow regulated by Savage River Reservoir beginning December 1950, capacity 20,000 acre-ft. Adjusted for change in reservoir contents from December 1950 to September 2011. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite data-collection platform at station. Upper Potomac River Commission gage-height telemeter at station.
    WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
    PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1964 to May 1965, October 1974 to September 1987, October 2012 to current year.
    PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE October 2012 to current year.
    INSTRUMENTATION - Water-temperature probe October 2012 to current year.
    REMARKS -

    Missing record due to periodic instrument malfunction.  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite data-collection platform at station. Upper Potomac River Commission gage-height telemeter at station.

    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 22.0°C, September 26, 2019, July 29, 2017; minimum, 1.2°C, February 24, 2015.