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USGS 01469500 Little Schuylkill River at Tamaqua, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 40`48'25", long 75`58'20", Schuylkill County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on left bank along State Route 309, 0.6 mi upstream from Tamaqua, and 0.8 mi upstream from Panther Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--42.9 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1919 to current year. June 1916 to September 1919, gage heights and discharge measurements only, in reports of Water Supply Commission of Pennsylvania.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, heated tipping bucket precipitation gage, and concrete control. Datum of gage is 817.48 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to June 21, 1929, non-recording gage at site 3,600 ft downstream at datum 28.64 ft lower. 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, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Still Creek Reservoir (station 01469200) 6.5 mi upstream.
The 15-minute precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Time series of 1-hour or cumulative daily values will NOT be available for retrieval following the 120-day display period. Although the instrumentation is calibrated at least once a year, the temporary classification means that documented routine inspections and other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 19.0 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 20.4 ft;
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
1919-10-01  2022-06-24


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