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USGS 03086000 Ohio River at Sewickley, PA

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STATION.--03086000 OHIO RIVER AT SEWICKLEY, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`32'57", long 80`12'21", Allegheny County, Hydrologic Unit 5030101, near left bank 50 ft upstream from Dashields Dam, 1.0 mi downstream from Narrows Run, 1.0 mi northwest of Sewickley, and 13.3 mi downstream from confluence of Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers.
DRAINAGE AREA.--19,500 mi2, approximately.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1933 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and fixed-crest concrete dam control. Datum of gage is 680.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers benchmark). Prior to Nov. 22, 1933, nonrecording gage, Nov. 22, 1933 to May 4, 1981, water-stage recorder at site 1.5 mi upstream, Nov. 14, 1988 to July 12, 1990, nonrecording gage, and July 13, 1990 to June 13, 1991, water-stage recorder at present site at datum 10.41 ft higher.
REMARKS.--Some regulation by locks, and by many reservoirs above station. Combined capacity of reservoirs and lakes, excluding that of Chautauqua Lake, but including Lake Lynn, Deep Creek Reservoir, and 15 smaller reservoirs, 2,773,000 acre-ft. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-19.4 ft; Flood stage-25 ft; Moderate flood stage-29 ft; Major flood stage-32 ft.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

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00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2014-07-22
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-22
00065 Gage height [(2)] 2014-03-24  2014-07-22

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Most recent instantaneous value: 14.72   07-22-2014  11:15 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 22 based on 80 years of record more
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2900 7480 11300 15900 17700 20100 71500


Gage height, feet, [(2)]

Most recent instantaneous value: 15.25   07-22-2014  11:15 EDT
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