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Water Resources Data

West Virginia

Water Year 2005

By: S.M. Ward, and G.R. Crosby


Water-resources data for the 2005 water year for West Virginia consist of records of stream discharge, reservoir and ground-water levels, and water quality of streams and ground-water wells. This report contains discharge records for 64 streamflow-gaging stations; discharge records provided by adjacent states for 1 streamflow-gaging station; annual maximum discharge at 17 crest-stage partial-record stations; stage records for 14 detention reservoirs; water-quality records for 8 stations; and water-level records for 11 observation wells. Locations of streamflow, detention reservoir, and water-quality stations are shown on figure 4. Locations of ground-water observation wells are shown on figure 5. Additional water-quality data were collected at various sites, not involved in the systematic data collection program, and are published as miscellaneous sites. These data represent that part of the National Water Data System collected by the U.S. Geological Survey and cooperating State and Federal agencies in West Virginia.

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Section 1 (85 KB)



Title page


Section 2 (147 KB)


List of surface-water stations, in downstream order, for which records are published in this volume

List of ground-water wells, by county, for which records are published in this volume

List of discontinued surface-water discharge stations

List of discontinued continuous-record surface-water-quality stations

Section 3 (300 KB)



Summary of hydrologic conditions

Section 4 (531 KB)

Explanation of records

Definition of terms

Station records, surface water

Section 5 (2,511 KB)

Potomac River Basin

Section 6 (2,633 KB)

Monongahela River Basin

Section 7 (800 KB)

Upper Ohio and Little Kanawha River Basins

Section 8 (2,697)

Kanawha River Basin

Section 9 (1,513 KB)

Guyandotte River, Twelvepole Creek, and Big Sandy River Basins

Section 10 (172 KB)

Discharge at partial-record stations and miscellaneous sites

Station records, ground water

Section 11 (557 KB)

Ground-water levels

Analyses of samples collected at partial-record, special, and miscellaneous sites

Section 12 (573 KB)

Ambient ground-water quality

Wells sampled for dissolved gases

Section 13 (73 KB)



Back cover


Vertical coordinate information is referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD 29), unless otherwise noted. Altitude, as used in the report, refers to distance above or below NGVD 29. NGVD 29 can be converted to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88) by using the National Geodetic Survey conversion utility available at URL


For more information about USGS activities in West Virginia contact:

Director, West Virginia Water Science Center

U.S. Geological Survey

Water Resources Discipline

11 Dunbar Street

Charleston, West Virginia 25301

Telephone: (304) 347-5130

Fax: (304) 347-5133


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