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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
01559000 JUNIATA RIVER AT HUNTINGDON, PA
LOCATION - Lat 40°29'05", long 78°01'09" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Huntingdon County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050302, on right bank 170 ft downstream from Smithfield Bridge on State Highway 26 at Huntingdon, and 0.8 mi upstream from Standing Stone Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 816 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR PA-73-1: 1936(M). WDR PA-80-2: 1972(M). WDR PA-84-2: 1936(M) 1972(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1941 to current year. Gage-height records collected in this vicinity for the period May 1895 to December 1938 are contained in reports of U.S. Weather Bureau. Prior to October 1950, published as Frankstown Branch Juniata River at Huntingdon.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 599.69 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION - Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
REMARKS - Flow slightly regulated September 1941 to June 1972. Since December 15, 1985 low flows slightly regulated by Warrior Ridge Hydroelectric Plant 4 mi upstream (reservoir capacity 400 acre-ft). Records for water year 2014 are good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Records for water year 2015 are good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Records for water year 2016 are good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Records for water year 2017 are good except those for discharges July 15 through Sept 20 which are fair, and estimated discharges, which are poor. Records for water year 2018 are good except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Mar 18, 1936, reached a stage of 21.87 ft, from floodmark, discharge, 81,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended on basis of computation of peak discharge at dam and runoff comparison with downstream station.