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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 03083500 Youghiogheny River at Sutersville, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 40`14'24", long 79`48'24", Allegheny County, Hydrologic Unit 05020006, on left bank 500 ft upstream from highway bridge at Sutersville, 2.1 mi downstream from Sewickley Creek, and at mile 15.2.
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,715 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1920 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 733.36 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to June 1, 1939, non-recording gage at site 500 ft downstream at same datum. Satellite 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 1925 by Deep Creek Reservoir, since 1943 by Youghiogheny River Lake 58 mi upstream, and by several smaller reservoirs above station.
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-14.9 ft; Flood stage-20 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
2005-06-02  2022-08-06
1920-10-01  2022-08-06
2005-06-02  2022-08-06
2005-06-07  2022-08-06
2005-06-02  2022-08-06


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