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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 03073000 South Fork Tenmile Creek at Jefferson, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 39`55'23", long 80`04'22", Greene County, Hydrologic Unit 05020005, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on State Highway 188, 1 mi southwest of Jefferson, and 3.1 mi downstream from Ruff Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--180 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1931 to September 1995, October 2010 to current year. Monthly discharge only for October 1931, published in WSP 1305.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 850 ft above the National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. October 1938 to September 1995, datum of gage was 852.54 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to October, 1938, non-recording gage at same site and datum. Satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
REMARKS.--Slight diversion into basin during winter months from Monongahela River for Waynesburg water supply. Some regulation from reservoirs and pumpage above station.
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-13.5 ft; Flood stage-17 ft; Moderate flood stage-21 ft; Major flood stage-23 ft.
This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
2010-11-05  2022-08-08
1931-10-01  2022-08-08
2010-11-05  2022-08-08
2011-05-13  2022-08-08
2011-05-13  2022-08-08
1968-11-09  1969-07-07
1968-11-09  1969-07-07


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