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USGS 01569460 Big Spring Creek at Big Spring, PA


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Station gage imageSTATION.--01569460 BIG SPRING CREEK AT BIG SPRING, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`07'46", long 77`24'27", Cumberland County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, on left bank, 100 ft upstream from bridge on SR 3007, at Big Spring.
DRAINAGE AREA.--undetermined. Most flow at station is from a spring, to which the contributing recharge is unknown.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 2004 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and water-quality monitor. Elevation of gage is 510 ft National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS--Abrupt temporary changes in gage height can occur from the removal and replacement of wooden boards from the I-beams in the concrete sluiceway upstream or by manmade alterations to the control. Discharge may be influenced by nearby pumping.
Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit - 10.7 ft;
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this 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.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
2004-11-06  2022-06-27
2004-11-23  2022-06-27


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