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USGS 01558000 Little Juniata River at Spruce Creek, PA

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 40°36'45",   Longitude 78°08'27"   NAD27
Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02050302
Drainage area: 220 square miles
Datum of gage: 751.15 feet above   NGVD29.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-11-01  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1938-10-01  2014-10-31  27790 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1938-10-01  2014-06-09 27646 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1938-10  2014-06  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1939  2014  
 Peak streamflow 1936-03-18  2013-01-31  76 
 Field measurements 1938-05-06  2014-10-07  700 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1963-10-17  2014-10-16  139 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2013  8 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

Count
 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1985-10-01  2007-09-30  796069 
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.--01558000 LITTLE JUNIATA RIVER AT SPRUCE CREEK, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`36'45", long 78`08'27", Huntingdon County, Hydrologic Unit 02050302, on right bank on SR 4006, 150 ft downstream from Penn Central Railroad bridge, 0.5 mi northwest of village of Spruce Creek, and 0.5 mi upstream from Spruce Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--220 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1938 to current year. Prior to October 1938 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1302.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 751.15 ft above sea level.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Mar. 18, 1936 reached a stage of 19.1 ft, from floodmarks 175 ft downstream, discharge, 39,800 ft3/s, from rating curve extended above 5,600 ft3/s on basis of slope-area measurement at gage height 15.77 ft.
FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National Weather Service river forecast station flood stage provided to USGS April 1999 is 8 feet.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the National Weather Service, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey.