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USGS 03082500 Youghiogheny River at Connellsville, PA

  Stream Site

Latitude 40°01'03.1",   Longitude 79°35'35.6"   NAD83
Fayette County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 05020006
Drainage area: 1,326 square miles
Datum of gage: 860.13 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-12-18  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1908-08-01  2014-12-17  38704 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1908-08-01  2013-09-30 38262 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1908-08  2013-09  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1908  2013  
 Peak streamflow 1860-04-12  2013-08-29  124 
 Field measurements 1908-07-22  2014-12-01  870 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1961-11-17  2009-06-10  101 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2013  8 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1990-10-01  2007-09-30  210739 
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 40`01'03", long 79`35'38", Fayette County, Hydrologic Unit 05020006, on left bank at downstream side of Crawford Avenue bridge at Connellsville, 1.2 mi upstream from Mounts Creek, and at mile 44.0.
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,326 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1908 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 860.13 ft above sea level. Prior to Aug. 15, 1928, nonrecording gage, and Aug. 15, 1928 to July 7, 1958, water-stage recorder at same site and datum. July 8, 1958 to Sept. 8, 1959, nonrecording gage at site 0.4 mi downstream at different datum.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated since 1925 by Deep Creek Reservoir, since 1943 by Youghiogheny River Lake 29.4 mi upstream, and by several smaller reservoirs above station. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
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 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey.