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USGS 01532000 Towanda Creek near Monroeton, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 41`42' 27", long 76`29' 07", Bradford County, Hydrologic Unit 02050106, on left bank on Township Route 406, 0.8 mi southwest of Monroeton, and 1.0 mi upstream from South Branch Towanda Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--215 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--February 1914 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 765.53 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Oct. 1942, non-recording gage at site 85 ft downstream at datum 8.62 ft higher. Water-stage recorder Oct. 1942 to Sept. 1975, 0.6 mi downstream at datum 11.82 ft lower. Non-recording gage Sept. 1975 to Aug. 1976, at bridge 0.6 mi downstream at datum 11.82 ft lower. Non-recording gage Aug. 1976 to Oct. 1977, at site 85 ft. downstream at present datum. Water-stage recorder Oct. 1977 to Sep. 2017 at site 85 ft downstream, at present datum. Satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--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 - 26.2 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-12 ft, bankfull stage, cautionary stage for officials to monitor area; Flood stage-15.5 ft, water begins to spread into backyards of homes near creek southwest of Monroeton; Moderate flood stage-17 ft; Major flood stage-18.5 ft;
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
1914-02-01  2022-06-27


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