Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!

Page Loading - Please Wait...

Click to hideNews Bulletins

USGS 03085500 Chartiers Creek at Carnegie, PA

  Stream Site

Latitude 40°24'02",   Longitude 80°05'48"   NAD27
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 05030101
Drainage area: 257 square miles
Datum of gage: 755.45 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-10-01  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1919-10-01  2014-09-30  32142 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1919-10-01  2013-09-30 31777 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1919-10  2013-09  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1920  2013  
 Peak streamflow 1916-03-22  2013-07-10  92 
 Field measurements 1915-06-05  2014-08-28  821 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1969-05-14  2009-09-28  127 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2013  8 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1990-10-01  2007-09-30  187314 
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`24'02", long 80`05'48", Allegheny County, Hydrologic Unit 05030101, on left bank 100 ft downstream from Hammond Street bridge, 0.3 mi downstream from Robinson Run, 0.8 mi upstream from Campbells Run, and 8.9 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--257 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1919 to September 1933, October 1940 to current year. Published as "at Crafton" October 1971 to September 1975. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305. June 1915 to September 1919 (gage heights and discharge measurements only) in reports of Water Supply Commission of Pennsylvania.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete weir control. Datum of gage is 755.45 ft above sea level. Prior to Dec. 15, 1931, nonrecording gage at site 0.5 mi downstream at different datum. Jan. 8, 1932 to Sept. 30, 1933, nonrecording gage at site 1.0 mi downstream at different datum. Nov. 20, 1940 to Aug. 18, 1967, water-stage recorder at site 400 ft upstream at datum 1.00 ft higher. Oct. 1, 1971 to Sept. 30, 1975, nonrecording gage at site 4.6 mi downstream, at datum 725.99 ft above sea level.
REMARKS.--Some regulations at low flow by mine drainage, reservoirs, and industrial usage above station. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Sept. 2, 1912 reached a discharge of 20,000 ft3/s, from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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.