STATION.--01428900 PROMPTON RESERVOIR
LOCATION.--Lat 41`35'18", long
75`19'39", Wayne County, Hydrologic Unit 02040103, at dam on
West Branch Lackawaxen River, 0.3 mi north of Prompton, 0.4 mi upstream
from highway bridge, and 0.5 mi upstream from Van Auken Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--59.6 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1960 to current
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is U.S. Army Corps of Engineers local project datum.
Satellite and landline telemetry at gage.
REMARKS.--Reservoir is formed by earth and rockfill
dam with ungated bedrock spillway at elevation 1,205.00 ft. Storage
began July 1960. Capacity at elevation 1,205.00 ft is 51,700 acre-ft.
Ordinary minimum (conservation) pool is 1,125 ft, capacity, 3,420
acre-ft. Reservoir is used for flood control and recreation. Regulation
is accomplished by discharge through an ungated tunnel.
COOPERATION.--Content tables provided by U. S. Army
Corps of Engineers. Station established and maintained by the U.S.
Geological Survey. Funding for this station is provided by the U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.