Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!

Page Loading - Please Wait...

* We've detected you're using a mobile device. Find our Next Generation Station Page here.
Click to hideNews Bulletins
Click to hide state-specific text

[!] 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 400916076492301 YO 1147 York County Observation Well


Click to hidestation-specific text


Station gage imageSTATION.--400916076492301 YORK COUNTY, local well number YO 1147.
LOCATION.--Lat 40`09'17.9", long 76`49'22.5", Hydrologic Unit 02050305, at I83 south rest stop between exits 34 and 35.
OWNER.--Pennsylvania Dept of Transportation.
AQUIFER.--Gettysburg Formation, Triassic age.
WELL CHARACTERISTICS.--Drilled observation well, diameter 6 in, depth 182 ft, cased to 41 ft.
INSTRUMENTATION.--Data collection platform with 15-minute recording interval since April 2023; prior, 60-minute recording interval. Satellite telemetry at station.
DATUM.--Elevation of land surface is 470 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988, from Lidar. Measuring point: Top of recorder shelf, 2.25 ft above land-surface datum.
REMARKS.--Daily maximum, minimum, and mean water levels are available from the District Office.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 2001 to current year.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
2001-03-07  2024-04-23


  -- or --



Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement

Depth to water level, feet below land surface

Graph of DAILY Depth to water level, feet below land surface

Add up to 2 more sites and replot for "Depth to water level, feet below land surface"


Create presentation-quality graph.