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USGS 01540500 Susquehanna River at Danville, PA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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WATER QUALITY DATA AT THIS SITE IS NO LONGER TRANSMITTED VIA SATELLITE TELEMETRY AND THEREFORE WILL ONLY BE UPDATED ABOUT EVERY 6 WEEKS.

Station gage imageSTATION.--01540500 SUSQUEHANNA RIVER AT DANVILLE, PA (National stream-quality accounting network station)
LOCATION.--Lat 40`57'29", long 76`37'10", Montour County, Hydrologic Unit 02050107, on right bank 500 ft upstream from Mill Street bridge on State Highway 54 at Danville and 0.8 mi upstream from Mahoning Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--11,220 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1899 to current year. Prior to April 1905 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1302.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 431.29 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to June 29, 1939, nonrecording gage at or near Mill Street bridge at same datum. Since Oct. 1, 1971, water-stage recorder for Susquehanna River at Sunbury (station 01553990), used as an auxiliary gage.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 33.0 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 34.4 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-15 ft; Flood stage-20 ft, inundation begins in Riverside on the left bank; Moderate flood stage-23 ft, flooding occurs at the State hospital grounds on east side of town. Backwater produces flooding on Sechler Run in center of town; Major flood stage-30 ft, much of Riverside on left bank is affected by high water; water levels approach pump station on right bank just downstream of highway bridge.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Mar. 18, 1865, reached a stage of 28 ft, discharge not determined.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--
Water-quality parameters at this station can vary substantially at different location in the river. Therefore, water-quality data displayed here characterizes conditions only at the location where water-quality equipment is deployed.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 6 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-26
00065 Gage height 2014-03-28  2014-07-26
00010 Temperature, water 2010-11-10  2014-06-23
00095 Specific cond at 25C 2010-11-10  2014-06-23
00400 pH 2011-03-31  2014-06-23
00300 Dissolved oxygen 2011-03-31  2014-05-01

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 3,870   07-26-2014  12:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 26 based on 109 years of record more
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1120 2390 3870 3980 6140 6750 50100


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Most recent instantaneous value: 3.07   07-26-2014  12:30 EDT
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