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  • USGS 01429400 General Edgar Jadwin Reservoir near Honesdale, PA


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    LOCATION.--Lat 41`36'44", long 75`15'55", Wayne County, Hydrologic Unit 02040103, at dam on Dyberry Creek, 0.4 upstream from unnamed tributary, 2.4 mi north of Honesdale, and 2.9 mi upstream from mouth.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--64.5 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1959 to current year.
    GAGE.--Data collection platform (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers datum).
    REMARKS.--Reservoir is formed by earth and rockfill dam with ungated concrete spillway at elevation 1,053.00 ft. Storage began October 1959. Capacity at elevation 1,053.00 ft is 24,500 acre-ft. Reservoir is used for flood control. 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 District.
    NOTE: Reservoir is normally dry, used for flood control, DCP begins reporting when pool elevation reaches 990.00 ft (NGVD) and continues transmissions hourly until the pool falls below 990.00 ft (NGVD). During periods of no storage, DCP transmits, on average, once per day, the elevation of water in the stilling well, which does not represent storage.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

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    00062 Reservoir elevation 2014-05-17  2014-08-28

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    Elevation of reservoir water surface above datum, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 989.30   08-28-2014  16:15 EDT
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