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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
01604500 PATTERSON CREEK NEAR HEADSVILLE, WV
LOCATION - Lat 39°26'35", long 78°49'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Mineral County, WV, Hydrologic Unit 02070002, on right bank 100 ft downstream from Hazel Run, 1.0 mi downstream from Cabin Run, 4.0 mi northeast of Headsville, 8.0 mi east of Keyser, and at mile 13.0.
DRAINAGE AREA - 221 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 951: 1939-40. WDR-US-2007: Drainage area. 1960(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1938 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 624.79 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Oct. 11, 1946, nonrecording gage on bridge 1.0 mi upstream at datum 6.14 ft higher. Oct. 11-23, 1946, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
REMARKS - Maximum discharge, 16,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 4,900 ft³/s on basis of contracted-opening measurement of peak flow. Since 1963, the flow from 115 mi² upstream from the station is partially controlled, but not diverted, by several floodwater-detention reservoirs with the total combined detention capacity of 19,887 acre-ft.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 2005 to current year.
COOPERATION - This site is sampled as part of the Chesapeake Bay Program's Non-Tidal Monitoring Network in cooperation with the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water and Waste Management.