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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 401733075171401 MG 917 Montgomery County Observation Well


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Station gage imageSTATION.--401733075171401 MONTGOMERY COUNTY, local well number MG917
LOCATION.--Lat 40 17'33.8", long 75 17'12.0", Hydrologic Unit 02040201, at North Penn Water Authority at Lansdale.
OWNER.--North Penn Water Authority.
AQUIFER.--Shale of Brunswick Formation of Late Triassic Age.
WELL CHARACTERISTICS.--Drilled observation well, diameter 8 in, depth 500 ft, cased to 40 ft, open hole.
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 350 ft above sea level, from topographic map. Measuring point: Top of plywood shelf, 3.39 ft above land-surface datum.
REMARKS.--Daily maximum, minimum, and mean water levels are available from the District Office.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1997 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
1997-08-12  2024-04-19


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