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USGS 01470500 Schuylkill River at Berne, PA

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 40°31'21",   Longitude 75°59'55"   NAD27
Berks County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02040203
Drainage area: 355 square miles
Datum of gage: 310.65 feet above   NGVD29.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-11-28  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1947-08-01  2014-11-27  24589 
    Gage height, feet  1999-10-01  2014-11-27  16599 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1947-10-01  1981-09-30  12410 
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1947-10-01  1981-09-30  12417 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1947-08-01  2014-08-27 24499 
    Gage height, feet  1999-10-01  2014-08-27 5443 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1947-10-01  1981-09-30 12410 
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1947-10-01  1981-09-30 12417 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1947-08  2014-08  
    Gage height, feet  1999-10  2014-08  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1947-10  1981-09  
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1947-10  1981-09  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1947  2014  
    Gage height, feet  2000  2014  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1948  1981  
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1948  1981  
 Peak streamflow 1942-05  2012-12-21  67 
 Field measurements 1947-06-23  2014-10-22  777 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1947-09-11  2014-06-11  698 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2013  8 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

Count
 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1986-10-01  2007-09-30  284226 
OPERATION:
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
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

STATION.--01470500 SCHUYLKILL RIVER AT BERNE, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`31'21", long 75`59'55", Berks County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on right bank 50 ft upstream from bridge on Township Route 558 at Berne, 0.5 mi upstream from Mill Creek, and 6.5 mi downstream from Little Schuylkill River.
DRAINAGE AREA.--355 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1947 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 310.65 ft above sea level.
FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National Weather Service river forecast station flood stage provided to USGS April 1999 is 12 feet.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the U.S. Geological Survey.