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Water-Year Summary for Site 01555500

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 40°36'40", long 76°54'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Northumberland County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050301, on right bank at bridge on SR 3017, 2.0 mi upstream from mouth, and 3.2 mi south of Dalmatia.
DRAINAGE AREA - 162 mi².

WSP 891: 1933(M). WSP 1302: 1930(M), 1938(M).

Peak discharge on March 6, 1963 was revised on September 29, 2022.  The backwater peak was reported instead of the open water peak on June 29, 1963

Gage height associated with the peak discharge on February 14, 1966 was modified from a previous value of 5.49 to 7.26 on September 29, 2022 due to a data entry error

PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1929 to current year. Prior to October 1945, published as Mahantango Creek East near Dalmatia.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 400.47 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Oct 1, 1929, to Feb 11, 1930, non-recording gage, and Feb 12, 1930, to Nov 18, 1973, water-stage recorder at present site at datum 0.72 ft lower. Nov 19, 1973, to Jun 18, 1974, non-recording gage at site 2 mi upstream at different datum. Prior to September 5, 2023, the datum of gage was reported as  401.22 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.
REMARKS - Intermittent regulation of unknown origin evident during low flows. Records for water years 2014-2016 are fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Records for water years 2017-2019 and 2021 are fair except for estimated discharge, which is poor. Records for water years 2020 and 2022-2023 are good except for estimated discharge, which is poor.