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  • USGS 01568000 Sherman Creek at Shermans Dale, PA

      Stream Site

    Latitude 40°19'24",   Longitude 77°10'09"   NAD27
    Perry County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02050305
    Drainage area: 207 square miles
    Datum of gage: 422.63 feet above   NGVD29.
    Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
     Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-08-31  
     Daily Data
        Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1953-06-25  1956-09-30  2282 
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1929-10-01  2014-08-29  31014 
     Daily Statistics 
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1929-10-01  2014-05-15 30908 
     Monthly Statistics 
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1929-10  2014-05  
     Annual Statistics 
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1930  2014  
     Peak streamflow 1927-07-22  2012-10-30  85 
     Field measurements 1929-07-18  2014-08-29  735 
     Field/Lab water-quality samples 1962-02-28  2013-06-15  246 

    Additional Data Sources

    Begin Date

    End Date

     Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1985-10-01  2007-09-30  705792 
     Annual Water-Data Report (pdf)  **offsite** 2006  2013  8 
    Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
    Email questions about this site to Pennsylvania Water Science Center Water-Data Inquiries

    LOCATION.--Lat 40`19'24", long 77`10'09", Perry County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, on left bank on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 34 at Shermans Dale, and 1.2 mi upstream from Fishing Run.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--200 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1929 to current year. Prior to October 1962, published as "at Shermandale".
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 422.63 ft above sea level. Prior to Jan. 29, 1930, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of July 22, 1927, reached a stage of 20.34 ft, from floodmark, discharge, about 44,000 ft3/s.
    FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National Weather Service river forecast station flood stage provided to USGS April 1999 is 9 feet.
    COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the National Weather Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey.