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Water-Year Summary for Site 01449790

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Water year 2022: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 40°50'56", long 75°38'19" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Carbon County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, at dam on Pohopoco Creek, 0.4 mi upstream from gaging station on Pohopoco Creek, 0.6 mi upstream from Sawmill Run, and 2.3 mi northeast of Parryville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 96.3 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - February 1971 to September 2016 (elevation and contents), October 2016 to current year (elevation).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is sea level. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers datum. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION - Content tables provided by U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. Station established and maintained by the U. S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.
REMARKS - Lake formed by an earth and rockfill dam with ungated, partially lined spillway at an elevation of 651.00 ft. Storage began Feb. 8, 1971. Capacity at elevation 651.00 ft is 68,300 acre-ft. Ordinary minimum contents (conservation) pool elevation is 628.00 ft, capacity, 44,140 acre-ft. Dead storage is 1,390 acre-ft. Lake is used for recreation, flood control, low-flow augmentation, and water supply. Figures given herein represent total contents. Regulation is accomplished by a multi-level water-quality outlet system, and two flood-control gates.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum contents, 57,430 acre-ft, Mar 13, 2011, maximum elevation, 640.76 ft, June 29, 2006; minimum contents, 15,110 acre-ft, Mar 31, 1983, elevation, 588.79 ft.