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Water-Year Summary for Site 01547500

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Mean,Max.,Min.)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01547500 BALD EAGLE CREEK AT BLANCHARD, PA
LOCATION - Lat 41°03'06", long 77°36'17" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Centre County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050204, on left bank 0.4 mi downstream from Foster Joseph Sayers Dam, 0.7 mi upstream from Marsh Creek, and 0.9 mi south of Blanchard.
DRAINAGE AREA - 339 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1903: 1956(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1954 to current year. Prior to October 1967, published as North Bald Eagle Creek at Blanchard.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 579.79 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. 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, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS - Flow regulated since March 1971 by Foster Joseph Sayers Dam (station 01547480). Records for water years 2014-2015 are good. Records for water year 2016 are good except for period June 11 - Aug 30, which is fair. Records for water years 2017-2020 are good.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - Water Temperature: October 2017 to current year.
REMARKS - Water temperature records for water year 2018 are good. Beginning in water year 2019, water quality records are not rated as "excellent", "good", "fair", or "poor". 
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - Water Temperature: Maximum Instantaneous, 23.8o C, Aug 8, 2019; minimum instantaneous, 0.8o C, Jan 8, 2018