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Water-Year Summary for Site 01449800

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Mean,Min.)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
LOCATION - Lat 40°50'44", long 75°38'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Carbon County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on right bank 0.1 mi upstream from Sawmill Run, 0.4 mi downstream from Beltzville Dam, 1.3 mi upstream from Bull Run, and 2.3 mi northeast of Parryville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 96.4 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1967 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage, concrete control. Datum of gage is 492.05 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. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS - Flow regulated entire period of record by Wild Creek Reservoir (station 01449700) and Penn Forest Reservoir (station 01449400), located 7.3 mi and 10.0 mi upstream respectively (reservoirs for city of Bethlehem), and Beltzville Lake (station 01449790), located 0.4 mi upstream. Diversion upstream from Tunkhannock Creek to Wild Creek Basin since October 1969. Records for water year 2014 are good. Records for water year 2015 are good. Records for water year 2016 are good. Records for water year 2017 are good. Records for water year 2018 are good.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Water years 1969 to 2004. Water year 2017 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Temperature probe interfaced with a data collection platform since water year 1986.
REMARKS - Water temperature records are rated good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - Maximum, 26.5C, several days during July and August 1970; minimum, 0.0C, December 9, 1969, January 5, 1999.