Funding for this site is provided by:
--03073000 SOUTH FORK TENMILE CREEK AT
--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.
--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.
--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.
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Pennsylvania
Department of Environmental Protection.
--Slight diversion into basin during winter
months from Monongahela River for Waynesburg water supply. Some
regulation from reservoirs and pumpage above station.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-13.5 ft; Flood stage-17
ft; Moderate flood stage-21 ft; Major flood stage-23 ft.