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USGS 03041000 Little Conemaugh River at East Conemaugh, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--03041000 LITTLE CONEMAUGH RIVER AT EAST CONEMAUGH, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`20'45", long 78`52'58", Cambria County, Hydrologic Unit 05010007, on right bank 1,000 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 271 at East Conemaugh, 300 ft downstream from Clapboard Run, and 2.7 mi upstream from confluence with Stonycreek River.
DRAINAGE AREA.--183 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1939 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,211.29 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Feb. 1, 1940, July 21, 1977 to Dec. 13, 1979, and Feb. 7, 1984 to Sept. 30, 1984, nonrecording gage at site 1,000 ft downstream at datum 3.0 ft lower. Feb. 2, 1940 to July 20, 1977, Dec. 14, 1979 to Feb. 6, 1984, and Oct. 1, 1984 to Oct. 4, 1989, water-stage recorder 1,100 ft downstream at same datum.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated by reservoirs and diversion above station; the two most effective reservoirs have a combined capacity of 5,640 acre-ft. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station. Daily discharge record is provisional.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Mar. 17, 18, 1936 reached a discharge of 28,800 ft3/s, by slope-area measurement.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-22 ft; Flood stage-25 ft; Moderate flood stage-27 ft; Major flood stage-28 ft.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District.
This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

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00065 Gage height 2014-06-25  2014-10-23
00060 Discharge 2011-10-24  2014-10-23

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Most recent instantaneous value: 7.85   10-23-2014  08:45 EDT
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Most recent instantaneous value: 88   10-23-2014  08:45 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 23 based on 57 years of record more
Min
(1964)
25th
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Median Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Oct 23
Mean 75th
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Max
(1991)
6.0 29 67 88 108 111 990