--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.
--290 square miles.
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
--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.
--Flow regulated since February 1961 by
Francis E. Walter Reservoir (station 01447780), 0.7 mi upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
|The 15-minute water-quality data for this station are
temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Time series
data will NOT be available for retrieval following the 120-day
display period. Instrumentation is routinely inspected and
calibrated. However, other quality assurance measures are not
performed that would make the data acceptable for archival,
retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive
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.