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  • USGS 01541000 West Branch Susquehanna River at Bower, PA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01541000 WEST BRANCH SUSQUEHANNA RIVER AT BOWER, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 40`53'49", long 78`40'38", Clearfield County, Hydrologic Unit 02050201, on right bank at downstream side of highway bridge on Township Route 418 at Bower, and 4.6 mi downstream from Chest Creek and Mahaffey.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--315 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1913 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,207.14 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Oct. 17, 1929, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit> - 24.8 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 26.1 ft;
    Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum stage known prior to 1913, about 18.5 ft, May 13, 1889, discharge, about 27,000 ft3/s.
    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, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the U.S. Geological Survey through the National Streamflow Information Program and the Cooperative Water Program.
    This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

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    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-03
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-05  2014-09-03

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 341   09-03-2014  00:00 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 3 based on 100 years of record more
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    (1939)
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    Value Sep 3
    Max
    (2003)
    17 58 85 151 190 341 2980


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 5.27   09-03-2014  00:00 EDT
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