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USGS 03085500 Chartiers Creek at Carnegie, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--03085500 CHARTIERS CREEK AT CARNEGIE, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`24'02", long 80`05'48", Allegheny County, Hydrologic Unit 05030101, on left bank 100 ft downstream from Hammond Street bridge, 0.3 mi downstream from Robinson Run, 0.8 mi upstream from Campbells Run, and 8.9 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--257 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1919 to September 1933, October 1940 to current year. Published as "at Crafton" October 1971 to September 1975. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305. June 1915 to September 1919 (gage heights and discharge measurements only) in reports of Water Supply Commission of Pennsylvania.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete weir control. Datum of gage is 755.45 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Dec. 15, 1931, nonrecording gage at site 0.5 mi downstream at different datum. Jan. 8, 1932 to Sept. 30, 1933, nonrecording gage at site 1.0 mi downstream at different datum. Nov. 20, 1940 to Aug. 18, 1967, water-stage recorder at site 400 ft upstream at datum 1.00 ft higher. Oct. 1, 1971 to Sept. 30, 1975, nonrecording gage at site 4.6 mi downstream, at datum 725.99 ft above sea level.
REMARKS.--Some regulations at low flow by mine drainage, reservoirs, and industrial usage above station. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-14 ft; Flood stage-20 ft; Moderate flood stage-21 ft; Major flood stage-23 ft.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Sept. 2, 1912 reached a discharge of 20,000 ft3/s, from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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 Cooperative Water Program.
This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

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00065 Gage height 2014-03-31  2014-07-29
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-29
00045 Precipitation 2014-03-31  2014-07-29

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Most recent instantaneous value: 1.50   07-29-2014  18:30 EDT
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Most recent instantaneous value: 299   07-29-2014  18:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 29 based on 87 years of record more
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30 72 112 203 218 299 1810

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