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USGS 01431500 Lackawaxen River at Hawley, PA

  Stream Site

Latitude 41°28'34",   Longitude 75°10'21"   NAD27
Wayne County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02040103
Drainage area: 290 square miles
Datum of gage: 869.00 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-12-19  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1908-10-01  2014-12-18  31120 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1908-10-01  2013-09-30 30681 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1908-10  2013-09  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1909  2013  
 Peak streamflow 1909-02-20  2013-06-28  86 
 Field measurements 1908-07-02  2014-11-25  892 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1958-11-21  2012-10-16  86 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2013  8 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1986-10-02  2007-09-30  298509 
Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
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LOCATION.--Lat 41`28'34", long 75`10'21", Wayne County, Hydrologic Unit 02040103, on left bank at bridge on Church Street in Hawley, 700 ft upstream from Wallenpaupack Creek, and 3,000 ft downstream from Middle Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--290 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1908 to September 1917, August 1938 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1302. October 1917 to December 1919, gage heights and discharge measurements only, in reports of Water Supply Commission of Pennsylvania.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 869.00 ft above sea level. Prior to 1938, nonrecording gage at same site and datum, and Aug 20, 1955, to Feb. 13, 1956, nonrecording gage at site 1,000 ft downstream at same datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of 1936 reached a stage of 19.1 ft at present site, 13.9 ft at former site, from floodmarks, discharge, 27,600 ft3/s.
FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National Weather Service river forecast station flood stage provided to USGS April 1999 is 11 feet.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware River Master and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.