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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 01548005 Bald Eagle Creek near Beech Creek Station, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 41`04'51", long 77`32'59", Clinton County, Hydrologic Unit 02050204, on right bank at abandoned railroad bridge, 1.5 mi downstream from Beech Creek Station, 1.5 mi downstream from Beech Creek, and 4.2 mi downstream from Foster Joseph Sayers Dam.
DRAINAGE AREA.--562 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1910 to September 1995, April 2016 to present (continuous-record station); October 1996 to March 2016 (crest- stage partial-record station). Prior to October 1967, published as North Bald Eagle Creek at Beech Creek Station, and prior to October 1984 as Bald Eagle Creek at Beech Creek Station.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 560.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to October 1984 at site 1.2 mi upstream at datum 11.74 ft higher. July 1910, to Jan. 10, 1930, non-recording gage.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--Major regulation by Foster Joseph Sayer Dams, 4.2 miles upstream since March 1971.
Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit - 25.6 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-10 ft, pastures and agricultural fields on left bank affected by high water; Flood stage-11 ft, high water levels threaten cottage area of Mill Hall downstream of Beech Creek Station; Moderate flood stage-13 ft, homes in cottage area are isolated by high water from Bald Eagle Creek; Major flood stage-14 ft, homes in cottage area are cutoff by high water from Bald Eagle Creek.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

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2016-04-01  2022-08-08


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