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USGS 01536000 Lackawanna River at Old Forge, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01536000 LACKAWANNA RIVER AT OLD FORGE, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 4l`2l'33", long 75`44'41", Lackawanna County, Hydrologic Unit 02050107, on right bank 100 ft downstream from bridge on SR 3017, 150 ft upstream from Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad bridge in Old Forge, and 0.5 mi upstream from St. Johns Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--332 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1938 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 595.26 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Oct. 1, 1974, water-stage recorder at same site and datum. Oct. 1, 1974, to Aug. 17, 1975, non-recording gage at site 150 ft upstream at different datum.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE. -
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 20.0 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 21.3 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-7 ft; Flood stage-11 ft, some roadways near the Lackawanna River in Old Forge and Moosic begin to be affected; Moderate flood stage-13 ft, water begins to affect some homes and businesses on both sides of river; Major flood stage-16 ft, many homes and businesses begin to be affected at this level.
COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey through the Cooperative Water Program.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

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00065 Gage height 2014-03-24  2014-07-22
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-22

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Most recent instantaneous value: 2.33   07-22-2014  10:45 EDT
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Most recent instantaneous value: 93   07-22-2014  10:45 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 22 based on 54 years of record more
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45 72 93 104 162 218 1040

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