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USGS 01574500 Codorus Creek at Spring Grove, PA

  Stream Site

Latitude 39°52'43",   Longitude 76°51'13"   NAD27
York County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02050306
Drainage area: 75.5 square miles
Datum of gage: 430.86 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2013-10-01  2014-12-19  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1929-05-01  2014-12-17  30881 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1929-05-01  2013-09-30 30438 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1929-05  2013-09  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1929  2013  
 Peak streamflow 1929-10-02  2011-11-23  82 
 Field measurements 1929-03-27  2014-12-04  785 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2013  8 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1986-12-25  2007-06-15  50539 
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 39`52'43", long 76`51'13", York County, Hydrologic Unit 02050306, on right bank 15 ft downstream from abutments of dismantled county highway bridge on Township Route 452, 0.1 mi downstream from small left-bank tributary, 0.3 mi downstream from east boundary of Spring Grove, and 7.0 mi southwest of York.
DRAINAGE AREA.--75.5 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 1929 to September 1964, November 1965 to current year. October 1962 to September 1968, published as West Branch Codorus Creek at Spring Grove.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 430.86 ft above sea level. Prior to Jan. 18, 1930, nonrecording gage, Jan. 18, 1930, to Sept. 9, 1941, water-stage recorder at site 0.9 mi upstream, and Sept. 10, 1941, to Sept. 30, 1964, water-stage recorder at site 0.8 mi upstream, all at datum 5.64 ft higher. Nov. 1 to Dec. 20, 1965, nonrecording gage about 40 ft downstream at unknown datum, Dec. 21, 1965, to Mar. 31, 1966, nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
COOPERATION.--Records of change in lake contents and daily diversion furnished by P.H. Glatfelter Company. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.