Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!


Page Loading - Please Wait...

* We've detected you're using a mobile device. Find our mobile dedicated web site here.
Click to hideNews Bulletins
Click to hide state-specific text



USGS 01536000 Lackawanna River at Old Forge, PA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

Click to hidestation-specific text

 


Station gage imageSTATION.--01536000 LACKAWANNA RIVER AT OLD FORGE, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 41`21'33", long 75`44'41", Lackawanna County, Hydrologic Unit 02050107, on right bank 100 ft downstream from bridge on SR 3017, 150 ft upstream from Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad bridge in Old Forge, and 0.5 mi upstream from St. Johns Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--332 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1938 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 595.26 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Oct. 1, 1974, water-stage recorder at same site and datum. Oct. 1, 1974, to Aug. 17, 1975, non-recording gage at site 150 ft upstream at different datum. Satellite and landline 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.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated since December 1959 by Stillwater Dam (station 01534180) about 33 miles upstream and since 1970 by Aylesworth Lake (station 01534490) about 17.4 miles upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE. -
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 20.0 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 21.3 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-7 ft; Flood stage-11 ft, some roadways near the Lackawanna River in Old Forge and Moosic begin to be affected; Moderate flood stage-13 ft, water begins to affect some homes and businesses on both sides of river; Major flood stage-16 ft, many homes and businesses begin to be affected at this level.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
  
1948-10-01  1951-09-29
1938-10-01  2019-12-09







 (365)
 

  -- or --

 


 

Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement


Discharge, cubic feet per second


Graph of DAILY Discharge, cubic feet per second

Add up to 2 more sites and replot for "Discharge, cubic feet per second"

?
 


Create presentation-quality graph.