USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01562000 RAYSTOWN BRANCH JUNIATA RIVER AT SAXTON, PA
LOCATION - Lat 40°12'57", long 78°15'56" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Bedford County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050303, on left bank 500 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 913, 0.5 mi west of Saxton, and 1.5 mi upstream from Shoup Run.
DRAINAGE AREA - 756 mi².
- WSP 1302: 1912-13(M), 1914-15. WSP 1502: 1934, 1936.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1911 to current year. Monthly discharge only for September 1911 published in WSP 1302.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 795.77 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Oct 1, 1931, non-recording gage at site 0.8 mi downstream at datum 4.82 ft lower. 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 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Jun 1, 1889, reached a stage of 23.0 ft at present site and datum, from floodmarks, discharge, about 71,300 ft³/s.