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  • USGS 01541340 Glendale Lake near Flinton, PA


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    LOCATION.--Lat 40`41'50", long 78`32'15", Cambria County, Hydrologic Unit 02050201, at Glendale Dam on Beaverdam Run, 1.0 mi upstream from Dutch Run, 1.3 mi southwest of Flinton, 1.9 mi above mouth, and 3.4 mi south of Coalport.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--41.9 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1963 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum is of gage is sea level based on National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
    REMARKS.--Reservoir is formed by an earth and rockfill dam with ungated concrete spillway at elevation 1,435.00 ft. Storage began December 1, 1960. Capacity at elevation 1,435.00 ft is 41,200 acre-ft of which 15,900 acre-ft is controlled storage above elevation 1,427.00 ft. Dead storage is 25,300 acre-ft. Reservoir is used for flood control and recreation. Outflow is controlled by 72-inch gate and an 8-inch bypass valve. Satellite telemetry at station.
    The 15-minute precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Time series of 1-hour or cumulative daily values will NOT be available for retrieval following the 120-day display period. Although the instrumentation is calibrated at least once a year, the temporary classification means that documented routine inspections and other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

    COOPERATION.--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 New Cumberland Office.

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    00062 Reservoir elevation 2014-04-23  2014-08-21

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    Elevation of reservoir water surface above datum, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1,427.26   08-21-2014  23:15 EDT
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