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USGS 01531500 Susquehanna River at Towanda, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01531500 SUSQUEHANNA RIVER AT TOWANDA, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 41`45'55", long 76`26'28", Bradford County, Hydrologic Unit 02050106, on right bank at Bridge Street in Towanda, and 1.8 mi upstream from Towanda Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--7,797 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1913 to current year. Gage-height records collected at same site since October 1892 are contained in reports of U.S. Weather Bureau.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 694.38 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Oct. 18, 1938, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.--
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 34.1 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 35.5 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-14 ft; Flood stage-16 ft, minor field flooding from both banks up and downstream of Towanda; Moderate flood stage-18 ft, basement flooding begins in the flats area near airport; Major flood stage-25.1 ft, the homes in the flats area of Towanda are inundated. Major flood damage begins.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2015-05-30
00065 Gage height 2015-01-30  2015-05-30

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 3,260   05-30-2015  05:45 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for May 30 based on 101 years of record more
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2040 3260 3860 6580 9840 11400 70400


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.95   05-30-2015  05:45 EDT
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