USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
01431500 LACKAWAXEN RIVER AT HAWLEY, PA
LOCATION - Lat 41°28'34", long 75°10'21" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Wayne County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02040103, on left bank at bridge on Church Street in Hawley, 700 ft upstream from Wallenpaupack Creek, and 3,000 ft downstream from Middle Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 290 mi².
- WSP 1951: 1938-41. WSP 1302: 1909-17. WSP 1432: 1942. WSP 1502: 1956. WDR-US-2013:2010(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1908 to September 1917, August 1938 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1302. October 1917 to December 1919, gage heights and discharge measurements only, in reports of Water Supply Commission of Pennsylvania.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, water-quality monitor, and heated tipping bucket precipitation gage. Datum of gage is 869.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to 1938, non-recording gage at same site and datum, and Aug 20, 1955 to Feb. 13, 1956, non-recording gage at site 1,000 ft downstream at same datum. 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, the U.S. Geological Survey Office of the Delaware River Master, and Brookfield Renewable.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of 1936 reached a stage of 19.1 ft at present site, 13.9 ft at former site, from floodmarks, discharge, about 27,600 ft³/s.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: August 2007 to current year.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 31.7°C, July 7, 2010; minimum, At or near -0.4°C, several days during winter periods.