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Water-Year Summary for Site 01560000

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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°04'18", long 78°29'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Bedford County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050303, on left bank 10 ft upstream from highway bridge on SR 1014, 0.8 mi southeast of Belden, 3.8 mi north of Bedford, and 4.3 mi upstream from confluence with Raystown Branch Juniata River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 172 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 971: 1940(M). WSP 1502: 1940-41. WDR PA-72-1: 1967(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 1939 to current year. Prior to October 1939 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1302.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,051.16 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. Funding for this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS - Records for water year 2014 are good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Records for water years 2015-2017 are fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Records for water years 2018, 2020, and 2022-2023 are fair except estimated discharge, which is poor. Records for water year 2019 are fair except for periods Feb 28 - March 29, May 12 - May 26, May 30 - Jun 1, and Jun 5 - 16 and estimated discharges, which are poor. Records for water year 2021 are fair except for periods Dec 26 - Jan 12, Mar 3 - 11, and Aug 19 - 31 and estimated discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known, 17.8 ft, Mar 18, 1936, from floodmarks (backwater from Raystown Branch Juniata River), discharge, about 16,900 ft³/s.