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USGS 03024000 French Creek at Utica, PA

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 41°26'15",   Longitude 79°57'22"   NAD27
Venango County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 05010004
Drainage area: 1,028 square miles
Datum of gage: 1,019.44 feet above   NGVD29.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-11-24  
 Daily Data
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1996-10-30  1998-09-30  1884 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1932-10-01  2014-11-23  30002 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1971-10-01  1972-09-30  366 
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1971-10-01  1972-09-30  366 
 Daily Statistics 
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1996-10-30  1998-09-30 628 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1932-10-01  2013-09-30 29585 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1971-10-01  1972-09-30 366 
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1971-10-01  1972-09-30 366 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1996-10  1998-09  
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1932-10  2013-09  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1971-10  1972-09  
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1971-10  1972-09  
 Annual Statistics 
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1997  1998  
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1933  2013  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1972  1972  
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1972  1972  
 Peak streamflow 1913-03  2012-11-01  82 
 Field measurements 1919-11-04  2014-10-20  720 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1960-12-22  2002-11-20  290 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2013  8 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

Count
 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1991-10-01  2007-09-30  156190 
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.--03024000 FRENCH CREEK AT UTICA, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 41`26'15", long 79`57'22", Venango County, Hydrologic Unit 05010004, on right bank at upstream side of bridge on SR 3017 at Utica and 2,000 ft upstream from Mill Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,028 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1932 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,019.44 ft above sea level. Prior to Nov. 27, 1933, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated since 1971 by Union City Reservoir 50 mi upstream, serving as a retarding basin, and since January 1974 by Woodcock Creek Lake, 25 mi upstream. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum stage since at least 1912, 15.7 ft in March 1913, discharge 35,600 ft3/s.
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.