USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
01573560 SWATARA CREEK NEAR HERSHEY, PA
LOCATION - Lat 40°17'54", long 76°40'05" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Dauphin County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, on left bank, 0.4 mi downstream from Manada Creek, 0.5 mi upstream from State Highway 39, and 1.5 mi northwest of Hershey.
DRAINAGE AREA - 483 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1975 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and gated concrete control. Datum of gage is 325.94 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by Susquehanna River Basin Commission). 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.