--01439500 BUSH KILL AT SHOEMAKERS, PA
--Lat 41`05'17", long
75`02'17", Monroe County, Hydrologic Unit 02040104, on right
bank 30 ft downstream from highway bridge, 0.1 mi downstream from Saw
Creek, 0.7 mi northwest of Shoemakers, and 2.0 mi southwest of
--117 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1908 to current year.
Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1302. Prior
to October 1928, published as Bushkill Creek near Shoemakers; October
1928 to September 1952, published as Bushkill Creek at
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 421.13 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929, from survey. Sept. 19, 1908, to Aug. 12, 1938, non-recording
gage, and Aug. 13, 1938, to June 20, 1956, water-stage recorder at site
50 ft upstream at same datum. Satellite telemetry at station.
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. 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) - 16.6 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 17.6 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-5 ft; Flood stage-6 ft;
Moderate flood stage-7 ft; Major flood stage-8 ft.