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[!] Over the next year, the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center will be updating the geodetic vertical elevation (gage datum) for many locations. Click HERE for additional information including a current list of streamgages with upcoming datum changes. This update in gage datum does not affect the location of the streamgage, nor the observed local gage height or discharge recorded at the streamgage.

USGS 01451800 Jordan Creek near Schnecksville, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 40`39'42", long 75`37'38", Lehigh County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on left bank 54 ft downstream from wooden covered bridge at Trexler-Lehigh County Game Preserve, 1.0 mi downstream from Mill Creek, and 1.1 mi southwest of Schnecksville.
DRAINAGE AREA.--53.0 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--February 1966 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage and water-quality monitor. Prior to June 16, 2015, gage included concrete control. Elevation of gage is 381.16 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Oct. 2, 1973, non-recording gage at bridge 54 ft upstream at same datum. 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 Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit - 13.6 ft;
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
2019-10-12  2022-08-09
1999-05-05  2001-11-29
1966-02-01  2022-08-08
2019-10-12  2022-08-09


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