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  • USGS 01542500 WB Susquehanna River at Karthaus, PA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01542500 WEST BRANCH SUSQUEHANNA RIVER AT KARTHAUS, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 41`07'03", long 78`06'33", Clearfield County, Hydrologic Unit 02050201, on left bank 900 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 879 at Karthaus, 1,000 ft upstream from Mosquito Creek, and 3.3 mi downstream from Moshannon Creek. Records include flow of Mosquito Creek.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--1,462 mi2, includes that of Mosquito Creek.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1995 to current year. February 1940 to September 1995 (discontinued as a continuous-record station; converted to a crest-stage partial-record station). October 1918 to September 1920 (gage heights only) in reports of Water Supply Commission of Pennsylvania.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 830.59 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Sept. 30, 1920, non-recording gage at site 900 ft downstream at datum 20.88 ft lower. Feb. 21 to Sept. 30, 1940, non-recording gage at site 900 ft downstream at present datum.
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit - 27.3 ft;
    Supplied by NWS: Action stage-16 ft; Flood stage-19 ft, the left, or west bank overflows; Moderate flood stage-22 ft, several homes in low lying areas near Mosquito Creek are affected; Major flood stage-24 ft, a number of homes are affected by high water.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum stage known, about 24.5 ft, Mar. 18, 1936, from floodmarks at highway bridge, discharge, about 135,000 ft3/s.
    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.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 6 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-05  2014-09-02
    00010 Temperature, water 2010-11-11  2014-09-02
    00095 Specific cond at 25C 2010-11-11  2014-09-02
    00400 pH 2011-04-01  2014-09-02
    00300 Dissolved oxygen 2011-04-01  2014-09-02

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1,180   09-02-2014  21:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 2 based on 40 years of record more
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    (1963)
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    Value Sep 2
    Max
    (1975)
    172 368 528 740 799 1180 2840


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.57   09-02-2014  21:30 EDT
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    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 24.9   09-02-2014  21:30 EDT
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    Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 340   09-02-2014  21:30 EDT
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    pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units

    Most recent instantaneous value: 7.2   09-02-2014  21:30 EDT
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    Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter

    Most recent instantaneous value: 7.7   09-02-2014  21:30 EDT
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