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Water-Year Summary for Site 01549760

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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
01549760 WEST BRANCH SUSQUEHANNA RIVER AT JERSEY SHORE, PA
LOCATION - Lat 41°12'08", long 77°15'05" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Lycoming County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050206, on right bank of left river channel at SR44 bridge in Jersey Shore.
DRAINAGE AREA - 5,225 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 26, 1938 staff gage. National Weather Service wire-weight gage installed October 4, 1946. Recording equipment installed March 23, 2000 for operation as a stage-only gage. Operated as a Continuous record, annual peak site (Annual maximum only) from 2005 water year to 2014 water year. Oct 2014 to present continuous discharge site.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 513.19 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at gage.
COOPERATION - Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U. S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS - Flow slightly regulated by 6 flood-control reservoirs, which have a combined capacity of 440,200 acre-ft.  Records are good except those for estimated discharge, which are poor. 
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge, 257,000 ft³/s, gage height, 38.20 ft, June 23, 1972.