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Water-Year Summary for Site 01534490

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00062 Elevation, reservoir(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 41°31'20", long 75°31'48" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Lackawanna County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050107, at right end of Aylesworth Creek Dam at Jermyn, PA, 0.9 mile upstream from mouth, and 1 mile southeast of Jermyn, PA.
DRAINAGE AREA - 6.20 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 9, 1970 to September 2013 (elevation and contents), October 2013 to current year (elevation).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and weighing bucket precipitation gage. Datum of gage is U.S. Army Corps of Engineers local project datum. Satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION - Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District.
REMARKS - Reservoir is formed by an earth and rockfill dam with an ungated spillway at 1,150 ft above mean sea level (capacity, 1,700 acre-feet). The dam has a maximum height of 90 ft above the streambed and a top length of 1,270 ft. The outlet conduit is uncontrolled and consists of a 490-foot-long, 36-inch diameter vitrified clay pipe encased in reinforced concrete. Storage began in October 1970. Reservoir is used for flood control and recreation.

Extreme elevations: Maximum elevation, 1,141.70 ft, Jun 28, 2006.

Extreme contents prior to water year 2014: (Corps of Engineers Records) Maximum contents, 1,190 acre-feet, June 28, 2006, elevation, 1,141.70 ft.