--03085500 CHARTIERS CREEK AT CARNEGIE,
--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.
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.
--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
--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
--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.