USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
03036500 ALLEGHENY RIVER AT KITTANNING, PA
LOCATION - Lat 40°49'13", long 79°31'54" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Armstrong County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 05010006, on right bank 600 ft upstream from dam at lock 7, 3,000 ft upstream from bridge on SR 1038 at Kittanning, 5.7 mi upstream from Crooked Creek, and 9.7 mi downstream from Mahoning Creek, at river mile 45.8.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8,973 mi².
- WSP 873: Drainage area. WSP 1305: 1906 (M), 1914, 1925. WSP 1435: 1936-37, 1939.
PERIOD OF RECORD - August 1904 to September 1928, October 1934 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and concrete dam control. Datum of gage is 772.8 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Sep 30, 1928, non-recording gage at site 4,000 ft downstream at different datum. Oct 1, 1934 to Apr 19, 1939, non-recording gage, Apr 20, 1939 to Sep 27, 1990, water-stage recorder at present site at different datum. Prior to November 2, 2023, the datum of gage was reported as 773.40 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite 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 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2002 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: May 2009 to September 2009.
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: May 2009 to September 2009.
pH: May 2009 to September 2009.
DISSOLVED OXYGEN: May 2009 to September 2009.
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.