--01549500 BLOCKHOUSE CREEK NEAR ENGLISH
--Lat 41`28'25", long
77`13'52", Lycoming County, Hydrologic Unit 02050205, on right
bank just downstream from bridge on State Highway 284, 0.7 mi upstream
from Blacks Creek, 1.7 mi upstream from confluence with Texas Creek,
and 5.0 mi northeast of English Center.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1940 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,041.85
ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: No flood stage has been determined
for this station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.
--Flood of Mar. 18,
1936 reached a stage of 9.0 ft, from floodmark, discharge, 5,780 ft3/s,
from rating curve extended above 1,200 ft3/s on basis of
contracted-opening measurement at gage height 8.81 ft.
--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.