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  • USGS 01536000 Lackawanna River at Old Forge, PA

      Stream Site

    Latitude 41°21'33",   Longitude 75°44'41"   NAD27
    Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02050107
    Drainage area: 332 square miles
    Datum of gage: 595.26 feet above   NGVD29.
    Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
     Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-08-22  
     Daily Data
        Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1948-10-01  1951-09-30  1063 
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1938-10-01  2014-08-21  27719 
     Daily Statistics 
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1938-10-01  2013-12-15 27470 
     Monthly Statistics 
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1938-10  2013-12  
     Annual Statistics 
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1939  2014  
     Peak streamflow 1939-02-15  2013-06-28  75 
     Field measurements 1938-10-20  2014-07-08  686 
     Field/Lab water-quality samples 1928-10-26  2014-02-19  518 

    Additional Data Sources

    Begin Date

    End Date

     Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1985-10-01  2007-09-30  741561 
     Annual Water-Data Report (pdf)  **offsite** 2006  2013  8 
    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 4l`2l'33", long 75`44'41", Lackawanna County, Hydrologic Unit 02050107, on right bank 100 ft downstream from bridge on SR 3017, 150 ft upstream from Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad bridge in Old Forge, and 0.5 mi upstream from St. Johns Creek.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--332 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1938 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 595.26 ft above sea level. Prior to Oct. 1, 1974, water-stage recorder at same site and datum. Oct. 1, 1974, to Aug. 17, 1975, nonrecording gage at site 150 ft upstream at different datum.
    FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National Weather Service river forecast station flood stage provided to USGS April 1999 is 11 feet.
    COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the National Weather Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey.