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USGS 01573710 Conewago Creek near Falmouth, PA


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Station gage imageSTATION.--01573710 CONEWAGO CREEK near FALMOUTH, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`09'04", long 76`41'22", Dauphin County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, along Hillsdale Road on right bank, approximately 300 yards downstream from bridge at the intersection Hillsdale Road and Saw Mill Road, 2.2 miles from confluence with Susquehana River at Falmouth, 5.5 miles from Middletown, PA.
DRAINAGE AREA.--47.3 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 2011 to present.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Satellite telemetry at site. Datum of gage is 310 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
COOPERATION.--Funding is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection as part of a water-quality assessment of the Conewago Creek Watershed. Additional partners include the USDA, Dauphin, Lancaster, and Lebanon County Conservation Districts, the Pennsylvania State University and Elizabethtown College.
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.

This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 5 Available Parameters for this site
00065 Gage height 2015-07-31  2015-11-28
00060 Discharge 2011-06-11  2015-11-28
00010 Temperature, water 2015-07-31  2015-11-28
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2015-07-31  2015-11-28
00045 Precipitation 2015-07-31  2015-11-28

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.17   11-28-2015  04:15 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 9.8   11-28-2015  04:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 28 based on 4 years of record more
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9.8 42 45 63 65 80 81

Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 6.8   11-28-2015  04:00 EST
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