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Water-Year Summary for Site 01450500

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01450500 AQUASHICOLA CREEK AT PALMERTON, PA
LOCATION - Lat 40°48'22", long 75°35'54" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Carbon County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on right bank 1,200 ft upstream from bridge on Sixth Street in Palmerton, and 1.2 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 76.7 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1051: 1940-45 (monthly net diversion), Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1939 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 389.08 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION - Funding for this station provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey through the Cooperative Water Program.
REMARKS - Occasional diversion from Pohopoco Creek into Aquashicola Creek upstream of station. Record of diversions were provided to the USGS by the Borough of Palmerton and filed with the Water Science Center through Water Year 2016. Records for water year 2014-2020 are good except those for discharges greater than 1,080 ft³/s, which are fair and those for estimated days, which are poor.