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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 mi2.
    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.
    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.
    COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

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    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-01
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-04  2014-09-01

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2,440   09-01-2014  02:45 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 1 based on 100 years of record more
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    Value Sep 1
    Mean 75th
    416 1050 1690 2440 3300 4050 22300

    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 0.64   09-01-2014  02:45 EDT
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