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USGS 01520000 Cowanesque River near Lawrenceville, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 4l`59'48", long 77`08'25", Tioga County, Hydrologic Unit 02050104, on left bank on SR 4022, 0.5 mi downstream from Cowanesque Dam, 0.8 mi upstream from highway bridge on U.S. Route 15 in Lawrenceville, and 1.4 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--298 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1951 to current year. Prior to October 1951 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1722.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 983.96 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to July 1976 at site 1.1 mi upstream at datum 14.07 ft higher.
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, Baltimore District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated since December 1979 by Cowanesque Dam (station 01519995).
The 15-minute water-quality data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Time series data will NOT be available for retrieval following the 120-day display period. Instrumentation is routinely inspected and calibrated. However, other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 24.5 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 25.9 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-11 ft; Flood stage-13 ft, the right or south bank overflows near town affecting homes in low lying areas; Moderate flood stage-14 ft, several homes flooded on the right or south bank; Major flood stage-17 ft, Widespread flooding on right or south bank. Most of Lawrenceville will be evacuated.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

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00010 Temperature, water 2016-06-25  2016-10-23
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-10-23
00065 Gage height 2016-06-25  2016-10-23

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 13.7   10-23-2016   05:00 EDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1,030   10-23-2016   05:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 23 based on 39 years of record more
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11 22 59 145 181 1020 1030

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 8.93   10-23-2016   05:00 EDT
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