USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
01541000 WEST BRANCH SUSQUEHANNA RIVER AT BOWER, PA
LOCATION - Lat 40°53'49", long 78°40'38" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Clearfield County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050201, on right bank at downstream side of highway bridge on Township Route 418 at Bower, and 4.6 mi downstream from Chest Creek and Mahaffey.
DRAINAGE AREA - 315 mi².
WSP 726: Drainage area. WSP 1302: 1914-17, 1918(M), 1922-23, 1924(M), 1925-29, 1930-31(M), 1933(M).
Peak discharge and gage height for March 15, 2015 were revised on April 8, 2022 due to analysis of peak record.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1913 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,207.14 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Oct. 17, 1929, non-recording gage at same site and datum. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION - Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for 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.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known prior to 1913, about 18.5 ft, May 13, 1889, discharge, about 27,000 ft³/s.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2002 to current year.
COOPERATION - Water-quality samples were collected as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Water-Quality Network (WQN) with cooperation from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.