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USGS 01541000 West Branch Susquehanna River at Bower, PA

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 40°53'49",   Longitude 78°40'38"   NAD27
Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02050201
Drainage area: 315 square miles
Datum of gage: 1,207.14 feet above   NGVD29.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-09-16  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1913-10-01  2014-09-15  36875 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1964-02-24  1967-02-24  992 
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1964-02-24  1967-02-24  1096 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1913-10-01  2014-07-01 36799 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1964-02-24  1967-02-24 992 
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1964-02-24  1967-02-24 1096 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1913-10  2014-07  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1964-02  1967-02  
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1964-02  1967-02  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1914  2014  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1964  1967  
    Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1964  1967  
 Peak streamflow 1889-05-31  2013-01-31  101 
 Field measurements 1913-10-01  2014-08-20  744 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1950-01-10  2014-04-08  105 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

Count
 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1986-10-08  2007-09-30  419845 
 Annual Water-Data Report (pdf)  **offsite** 2006  2013  8 
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.--01541000 WEST BRANCH SUSQUEHANNA RIVER AT BOWER, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`53'49", long 78`40'38", Clearfield County, Hydrologic Unit 02050201, on right bank at downstream side of highway bridge on Township Route 418 at Bower, and 4.6 mi downstream from Chest Creek and Mahaffey.
DRAINAGE AREA.--315 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1913 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,207.14 ft above sea level. Prior to Oct. 17, 1929, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum stage known prior to 1913, about 18.5 ft, May 13, 1889, discharge, about 27,000 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.