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Measurement Type

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# National Water Information System
# 2017/03/25
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# Date Retrieved: USGS Water Data for the Nation Help System
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q_meas_type_CD	q_meas_type_NM	q_meas_type_DS
4s	22s	96s
unkn	unknown	
UNSP	Unspecified	Discharge measurement made by an unspecified method
WADE	Wading	Discharge measurement made by wading into the water.
BRUS	Bridge upstream side	Discharge measurement made from a bridge on the upstream side.
BRDS	Bridge downstream side	Discharge measurement made from a bridge on the downstream side.
CWAY	Cableway	Discharge measurement made from cableway.
ICE	Ice	Discharge measurement made through river ice.
MBOT	Manned moving boat	Discharge measurement made from a moving manned boat.
SBOT	Stationary boat	Discharge measurement made from a stationary manned boat.
RC	Remote control boat	Discharge measurement using a remote control boat.
OTHR	Other	Discharge measurement was made by other means.
BOAT	Boat	Discharge measurement was made from a boat (only used for tranfer not user-selectable).
CRAN	Bridge (crane)	Discharge measurement was made using a bridge crane (only used for tranfer not user-selectable).