USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
01549500 BLOCKHOUSE CREEK NEAR ENGLISH CENTER, PA
LOCATION - Lat 41°28'25", long 77°13'52" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Lycoming County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050205, on right bank just downstream from bridge on State Highway 284, 0.7 mi upstream from Blacks Creek, 1.7 mi upstream from confluence with Texas Creek, and 5.0 mi northeast of English Center.
DRAINAGE AREA - 37.7 mi².
- WSP 951: 1941. WSP 1031: 1942-44(M). WSP 1502: 1942. WDR PA-75-2: 1973(P), 1974(P).
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1940 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,041.85 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 Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Mar 18, 1936 reached a stage of 9.0 ft, from floodmark, discharge, 5,780 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 1,200 ft³/s on basis of contracted-opening measurement at gage height 8.81 ft.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2010 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.