--03083500 YOUGHIOGHENY RIVER AT
--Lat 40`14'24", long
79`48'24", Allegheny County, Hydrologic Unit 05020006, on left
bank 500 ft upstream from highway bridge at Sutersville, 2.1 mi
downstream from Sewickley Creek, and at mile 15.2.
--1,715 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1920 to current year.
Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305.
--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 733.36
ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to June 1,
1939, nonrecording gage at site 500 ft downstream at same datum.
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
and the U.S. Geological Survey through the National Streamflow
Information Program and the Cooperative Water Program.
--Flow regulated since 1925 by Deep Creek
Reservoir, since 1943 by Youghiogheny River Lake 58 mi upstream, and by
several smaller reservoirs above station. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
satellite telemeter at station.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS:
Action stage-14.9 ft; Flood stage-20
ft; Moderate flood stage-21 ft; Major flood stage-23 ft.