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Water-Year Summary for Site 01469500

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
01469500 LITTLE SCHUYLKILL RIVER AT TAMAQUA, PA
LOCATION - Lat 40°48'25", long 75°58'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Schuylkill County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on left bank along State Route 309, 0.6 mi upstream from Tamaqua, and 0.8 mi upstream from Panther Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 42.9 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 756: Drainage area. WSP 971: 1942. WSP 1302: 1922, 1926-30. WSP 1432: 1920-21, 1933.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1919 to current year. June 1916 to September 1919, gage heights and discharge measurements only, in reports of Water Supply Commission of Pennsylvania.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, heated tipping bucket precipitation gage, and concrete broad-crested weir. Datum of gage is 817.48 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to June 21, 1929, non-recording gage at site 3,600 ft downstream at datum 28.64 ft lower. 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 the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Still Creek Reservoir (station 01469200) 6.5 mi upstream. Record of diversions were provided to the USGS by the Borough of Tamaqua and filed with the Water Science Center through Water Year 2016. Records for water year 2014 are good, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Records for water year 2015 are good, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Records for water year 2016 are good, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Records for water year 2017 are fair except those for estimated discharges, which are poor. Records for water year 2018 are good, except for the period Oct 1, 2017 to Jul 18, 2018 which are fair, and those for estimated discharges, which are poor. Records for water year 2019 are good except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.