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  • USGS 03034000 Mahoning Creek at Punxsutawney, PA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--03034000 MAHONING CREEK AT PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 40`56'21", long 79`00'31", Jefferson County, Hydrologic Unit 05010006, on right bank 75 ft downstream from Williams Run, 1.9 mi downstream from Sawmill Run, and 2 mi west of Punxsutawney.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--158 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1938 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,206.14 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bench mark). Prior to Oct. 1, 1946, at site 2.9 mi upstream at datum 13.30 ft higher.
    REMARKS.--Diurnal fluctuations at low flow by mine pumpage into stream above station. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Mar. 18, 1936 reached a stage of 15.6 ft, from floodmark at former site and datum, discharge, 12,500 ft3/s, from rating curve extended above 4,300 ft3/s.
    COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey through the National Streamflow Information Program and the Cooperative Water Program.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 6 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-05  2014-09-02
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00010 Temperature, water 2010-12-17  2014-09-02
    00095 Specific cond at 25C 2010-12-17  2014-09-02
    00300 Dissolved oxygen 2011-06-03  2014-09-02
    00400 pH 2011-06-03  2014-09-02

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.19   09-02-2014  16:45 EDT
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 266   09-02-2014  16:45 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 2 based on 75 years of record more
    Min
    (1999)
    25th
    percen-
    tile
    Median 75th
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    Mean Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Sep 2
    Max
    (1974)
    17 29 48 90 115 266 1840


    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 19.4   09-02-2014  16:45 EDT
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