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--01451500 LITTLE LEHIGH CREEK NEAR
--Lat 40`34'56", long
75`29'00", Lehigh County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on right
bank at downstream side of bridge on Lehigh Parkway in Allentown, 0.8
mi upstream from Cedar Creek, and 2.9 mi upstream from mouth.
--80.8 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1945 to current year. Prior
to October 1946, published as "at Allentown".
--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage and
water-quality monitor. Prior to October 14, 2013, gage included masonry
control. Datum of gage is 252.71 ft above North American Vertical Datum
of 1988. Prior to October 31, 2022, the datum of gage was reported as
253.41 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite
telemetry at station.
Low-flow gage heights will be about 2 ft less than pre-Oct, 14 2013
--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.
--Occassional slight regulation at low stages
by fish hatchery upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 12.7 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-4 ft; Flood stage-5 ft;
Moderate flood stage-8 ft; Major flood stage-10 ft.