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  • USGS 03030500 Clarion River near Piney, PA

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--03030500 CLARION RIVER NEAR PINEY, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 41`11'33", long 79`26'25", Clarion County, Hydrologic Unit 05010005, on left bank 0.2 mi downstream from hydroelectric plant of Pennsylvania Electric Co., 2.3 mi northeast of Piney, 2.4 mi upstream from Piney Creek, and 3 mi southwest of Clarion.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--951 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1944 to current year (monthly discharge only October 1944 to September 1947).
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,002.06 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (Pennsylvania Electric Co. bench mark). Prior to Dec. 23, 1947, records from hydroelectric plant 0.2 mi upstream.
    REMARKS.--Flow regulated by East Branch Clarion River Lake since June 1952 and by hydroelectric plant at Piney Dam 0.2 mi upstream since 1924, combined capacity of reservoirs, 113,200 acre-ft. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--The flood of Mar. 18, 1936 reached a discharge of 50,000 ft3/s, as determined by Pennsylvania Electric Co., elevation, 1,028.5 ft, at lower pool of dam.
    COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U. S. Geological Survey in cooperation with Brookfield Power.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

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    00065 Gage height, Mid stream 2014-04-22  2014-08-20
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-20

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    Gage height, feet, Mid stream

    Most recent instantaneous value: 5.06   08-20-2014  13:45 EDT
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2,310   08-20-2014  13:45 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 20 based on 66 years of record more
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    22 165 465 607 812 2310 4710