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USGS 01469500 Little Schuylkill River at Tamaqua, PA

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 40°48'25",   Longitude 75°58'20"   NAD27
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02040203
Drainage area: 42.9 square miles
Datum of gage: 817.48 feet above   NGVD29.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-10-24  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1919-10-01  2014-10-23  34722 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1919-10-01  2014-07-06 34613 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1919-10  2014-07  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1920  2014  
 Peak streamflow 1920-03-13  2012-12-21  94 
 Field measurements 1916-06-23  2014-10-10  876 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1959-10-22  1978-09-27  9 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2013  8 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

Count
 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1986-10-01  2007-09-30  407226 
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.--01469500 LITTLE SCHUYLKILL RIVER AT TAMAQUA, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`48'25", long 75`58'20", Schuylkill County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on left bank at pumping plant of Panther Valley Water Co., 0.6 mi upstream from Tamaqua, and 0.8 mi upstream from Panther Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--42.9 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1919 to current year. June 1916 to September 1919, gage heights and discharge measurements only, in reports of Water Supply Commission of Pennsylvania.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and broad-crested weir. Datum of gage is 817.48 ft above sea level. Prior to June 21, 1929, nonrecording gage at site 3,600 ft downstream at datum 28.64 ft lower.
COOPERATION.--Records of diversion and change in contents of Still Creek Reservoir provided by the Borough of Tamaqua.
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.