--01447800 LEHIGH RIVER BELOW FRANCIS E.
WALTER RESERVOIR NEAR WHITE HAVEN, PA
--Lat 41`06'17", long
75`43'57", Luzerne County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on right
bank 0.7 mi downstream from Francis E. Walter Reservoir, 2.0 mi
upstream from Fawn Run, and 4.0 mi northeast of White Haven.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1957 to current year. Prior
to October 1962 published as "below Bear Creek Reservoir",
October 1962 to September 1971 published as "below Francis E.
--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and
water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 1,212.95 ft above National
Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 31.1 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 32.5 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-7 ft; Flood stage-8 ft;
Moderate flood stage-9 ft; Major flood stage-9.8 ft.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.
--Flood of August
1955 reached a discharge of 54,200 ft3/s based on slope-area
measurement at site 4.9 mi downstream.
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental
Protection, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District,
and the U.S. Geological Survey through the Cooperative Water Program.