USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
01568000 SHERMAN CREEK AT SHERMANS DALE, PA
LOCATION - Lat 40°19'24", long 77°10'09" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Perry County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, on left bank on downstream side of bridge on State Highway 34 at Shermans Dale, and 1.2 mi upstream from Fishing Run.
DRAINAGE AREA - 207 mi².
- WSP 1302: 1930(M). WSP 1502: 1933, 1934(M), 1935-36. WDR PA-97-2: Drainage area. WDR-US-2009: 2008(P).
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1929 to current year. Prior to October 1962, published as "at Shermandale".
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest stage gage. Datum of gage is 422.63 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Jan 29, 1930, non-recording gage at same site and datum. Satellite and landline 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.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Jul 22, 1927, reached a stage of 20.34 ft, from floodmark, discharge, about 44,000 ft³/s.