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USGS 01517900 Tioga Lake at Tioga Dam at Tioga, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 41`53'57", long 77`08'21`, Tioga County, Hydrologic Unit 02050104, at Tioga Dam on Tioga River, 0.8 mi south of Tioga, and 1.7 mi upstream from Crooked Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--280 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 1979 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is U.S. Army Corps of Engineers local project datum. Prior to water year 2007, the datum was incorrectly reported as NGVD 1929.
REMARKS.--Reservoir is formed by rolled earth and rockfill dam. Flood flows are routed to Hammond Lake through a connecting channel with weir at elevation 1,101.0 ft and to Hammond Dam spillway with crest at elevation 1,131.0 ft. Storage began in November 1979. Capacity at elevation 1,131.0 ft is 62,000 acre-ft. Recreation lake elevation is 1,081 ft, capacity 9,500 acre-ft. Reservoir is used for flood control and recreation. Flow is regulated by two service gates and low-flow by-pass system. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
2007-10-01  2022-10-03


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Elevation of reservoir water surface above datum, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1081.51 10-03-2022   15:00 EDT
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