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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
03020500 OIL CREEK AT ROUSEVILLE, PA
LOCATION - Lat 41°28'54", long 79°41'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Venango County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 05010003, on right bank 100 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 8, about 300 ft upstream from Cherrytree Run, and 1 mi north of Rouseville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 283 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 743: Drainage area. WSP 1053: 1936-37(M), 1943(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - June 1932 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,028.32 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Jun 9, 1941, non-recording gage at same site and datum. Satellite 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, Pittsburgh District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS - Instantaneous low flow for period of record the result of abnormal regulation. Abnormal regulation is the result of operation of an ice control structure located upstream of gage. Prior to water year 2008, records included flow of Cherrytree Run. For water year 2014 records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Records good for water year 2015, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Records good for water year 2016, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Records good for water year 2017, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Records good for water year 2018 except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2002 to current year.
COOPERATION - Water-quality samples were collected as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Water-Quality Network (WQN) with cooperation from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
REMARKS - As of October 2013, results from discrete water quality samples collected at this site are available through the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Information System web interface on the "Water Quality Samples for the Nation" webpage. Analyses for pH, water temperature, specific conductance, and dissolved oxygen were performed on site. All other sample analyses were performed at the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection laboratory in Harrisburg, Pa. Occasionally, values for filtered parameters may exceed values for the corresponding unfiltered parameter. These results are within the limits of analytical precision and methods.