--01439500 BUSH KILL AT SHOEMAKERS, PA
--Lat 41`05'17", long
75`02'17", Monroe County, Hydrologic Unit 02040104, on right
bank 30 ft downstream from highway bridge, 0.1 mi downstream from Saw
Creek, 0.7 mi northwest of Shoemakers, and 2.0 mi southwest of
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1908 to current year.
Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1302. Prior
to October 1928, published as Bushkill Creek near Shoemakers; October
1928 to September 1952, published as Bushkill Creek at
--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 421.13
ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic
map. Sept. 19, 1908, to Aug. 12, 1938, nonrecording gage, and Aug. 13,
1938, to June 20, 1956, water-stage recorder at site 50 ft upstream at
same datum. Satellite telemetry at station.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 16.6 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 17.6 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-5 ft; Flood stage-6 ft;
Moderate flood stage-7 ft; Major flood stage-8 ft.
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental
Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.