--03030500 CLARION RIVER NEAR PINEY,
--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.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1944 to current year
(monthly discharge only October 1944 to September 1947).
--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.
--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
--Station established and maintained by
the U. S. Geological Survey in cooperation with Brookfield Power.