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USGS 01439500 Bush Kill at Shoemakers, PA

  Stream Site

Latitude 41°05'17",   Longitude 75°02'17"   NAD27
Monroe County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02040104
Drainage area: 117 square miles
Datum of gage: 421.13 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-12-22  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1908-10-01  2014-12-21  38798 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1908-10-01  2014-09-30 38716 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1908-10  2014-09  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1909  2014  
 Peak streamflow 1909-02-20  2013-06-11  105 
 Field measurements 1908-09-19  2014-11-19  828 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1959-10-21  2014-06-17  154 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2014  9 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1990-10-01  2007-09-30  347773 
Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
Email questions about this site to Pennsylvania Water Science Center Water-Data Inquiries

LOCATION.--Lat 41`05'17", long 75`02'17", Monroe County, Hydrologic Unit 02040104, on right bank 30 ft downstream from highway bridge, 0.1 mi downstream from Saw Creek, 0.7 mi northwest of Shoemakers, and 2.0 mi southwest of Bushkill.
DRAINAGE AREA.--117 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1908 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1302. Prior to October 1928, published as Bushkill Creek near Shoemakers; October 1928 to September 1952, published as Bushkill Creek at Shoemakers.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 421.13 ft above sea level. Sept. 19, 1908, to Aug. 12, 1938, nonrecording gage, and Aug. 13, 1938, to June 20, 1956, water-stage recorder at site 50 ft upstream at same datum.
FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National Weather Service river forecast station flood stage provided to USGS April 1999 is 6 feet.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.