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USGS 01576000 Susquehanna River at Marietta, PA

  Stream Site

Latitude 40°03'16",   Longitude 76°31'52"   NAD27
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02050306
Drainage area: 25,990 square miles
Datum of gage: 200.56 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-12-17  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1931-10-01  2014-12-16  30393 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1931-10-01  2014-08-16 30271 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1931-10  2014-08  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1932  2014  
 Peak streamflow 1889-06-02  2013-02-02  83 
 Field measurements 1931-10-15  2014-10-21  157 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1960-11-09  2014-05-21  340 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2013  8 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1985-10-01  2007-09-30  366341 
Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
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LOCATION.--Lat 40`03'16", long 76`31'52", Lancaster County, Hydrologic Unit 02050306, on left bank 420 ft upstream from Chickies Creek, and 1.0 mi downstream from Marietta. Records include flow of Chickies Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--25,990 mi2, approximately, includes that of Chickies Creek.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1931 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 200.56 ft above sea level.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of June 2, 1889, reached a stage of 58.2 ft, from floodmark, discharge, about 630,000 ft3/s.
FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National Weather Service river forecast station flood stage provided to USGS April 1999 is 49 feet.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the National Weather Service, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey.