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Water-Year Summary for Site 01534300

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
01534300 LACKAWANNA RIVER NEAR FOREST CITY, PA
LOCATION - Lat 41°40'47", long 75°28'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Susquehanna County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050107, on left bank 1,600 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 171, 1.3 mi downstream from Stillwater Dam, 1.6 mi downstream from confluence of East and West Branches, and 2.2 mi north of Forest City.
DRAINAGE AREA - 38.8 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1958 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,551.28 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Dec. 11, 1958, non-recording gage at same site and datum. Satellite 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 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS - Flow regulated since December 1959 by Stillwater Dam (station 01534180). Lowest daily mean for period of record is the result of shutoff at Stillwater Dam. 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 good except those for estimated discharges, which are poor. Records for water year 2018 are good except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.