Funding for this site is provided by:
--01573695 CONEWAGO CREEK near BELLAIRE,
--Lat 40`11'43", long
76`34'04", Dauphin County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, on left
bank 15 ft upstream from bridge on Prospect Road, adjacent to the
Lancaster County Conewago Recreation Trail, 750 ft north of
intersection of Prospect Road and Mount Gretna Road (Rt 241).
--20.5 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--January 2012 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and
water-quality monitor. Satellite telemetry at site. Datum of gage is
424 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic
--Flow can be influenced from upstream
operations. Conewago Lake in Mt Gretna can be drained to permit
maintenance, inspection, and repair of the in-lake structure.
--Funding is provided by PA Department of
Environmental Protection as part of a water-quality assessment of the
Conewago Creek Watershed.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
.-- Data transmitter operational limit
- 9.40 ft.