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Water-Year Summary for Site 01534180

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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 41°41'46", long 75°29'10" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Susquehanna County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050107, at Stillwater Dam on Lackawanna River, 0.3 mi downstream from confluence of East and West Branches, 1.4 mi south of Union Dale, and 3.5 mi north of Forest City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 37.1 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1959 to September 2013 (elevation and contents), October 2013 to current year (elevation).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and heated tipping bucket precipitation gage. Datum of gage is U.S. Army Corps of Engineers local project datum. Prior to water year 2007, the datum was incorrectly reported as NGVD 1929. 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, Baltimore District.
REMARKS - Reservoir formed by an earthfill dam, rock faced, with ungated concrete spillway at elevation 1,621.00 ft (capacity, 11,560 acre-ft). Storage began December 1959. Reservoir is used for flood control and municipal water supply. Figures given herein represent total contents. Flood storage is regulated by power-operated slide gate; water supply storage is regulated by a weir formed by stop-logs.

Extreme elevations: Maximum elevation, 1,617.84 ft, Apr 2, 1993; minimum, 1,568.85 ft, Sep 10, 1960.

Extreme contents prior to water year 2014: Maximum contents, 10,700 acre-ft, Apr 2, 1993, elevation, 1,617.84 ft; minimum, 173 acre-ft, Jun 21, 1993, elevation, 1,569.69 ft.