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USGS 01428900 Prompton Reservoir at Prompton, PA
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.--Data collection platform (U.S. Army Corps of
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.--Funding for the operation of this
station provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.
Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement
Most recent instantaneous value: 1,123.92 07-29-2014 18:30 EDT