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USGS 03083500 Youghiogheny River at Sutersville, PA

  Stream Site

Latitude 40°14'24.8",   Longitude 79°48'24.1"   NAD83
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 05020006
Drainage area: 1,715 square miles
Datum of gage: 733.36 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-12-19  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1920-10-01  2014-12-18  32618 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1920-10-01  2013-10-25 32201 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1920-10  2013-10  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1921  2014  
 Peak streamflow 1921-03-03  2012-10-30  93 
 Field measurements 1915-06-09  2014-12-01  728 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1959-10-03  2014-09-08  351 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2013  8 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1990-10-01  2007-09-30  219021 
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`14'24", long 79`48'24", Allegheny County, Hydrologic Unit 05020006, on left bank 500 ft upstream from highway bridge at Sutersville, 2.1 mi downstream from Sewickley Creek, and at mile 15.2.
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,715 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1920 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 733.36 ft above sea level. Prior to June 1, 1939, nonrecording gage at site 500 ft downstream at same datum.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated since 1925 by Deep Creek Reservoir, since 1943 by Youghiogheny River Lake 58 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 20 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.