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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01430000 LACKAWAXEN RIVER NEAR HONESDALE, PA
LOCATION - Lat 41°33'43", long 75°14'54" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Wayne County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02040103, on right bank at Lemnitzer Bridge (Brown Street), on U.S. Highway 6, and 1.2 mi downstream from Dyberry Creek and Honesdale.
DRAINAGE AREA - 164 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR PA 90-1: 1989. WDR PA 94-1: 1989(M). WDR-US-2012:2010(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1948 to September 1969, October 1985 to current year. Occasional discharge measurements and annual maximums, water years 1974-85.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and heated tipping bucket precipitation gage. Datum of gage is 946.34 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION - Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.
REMARKS - Flow regulated since 1960 by Prompton Reservoir (station 01428900) and at high flow since 1959 by General Edgar Jadwin Reservoir (station 01429400). Records are good except those for estimated discharge, which are poor. 
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - The flood of May 1942 reached a stage of 24.5 ft, discharge about 34,000 ft³/s, from data furnished by U. S. Army Corps of Engineers.