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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 402255076422001 DA 868 Dauphin County Observation Well


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Station gage imageSTATION.--402255076422001 DAUPHIN COUNTY, local well number DA 868
LOCATION.--Lat 40`22'55.2", long 76`42'20.7", Hydrologic Unit 02050305, at Ft. Indiantown Gap.
OWNER.--Ft. Indiantown Gap.
AQUIFER.--Hamburg Formation, Ordovician age.
WELL CHARACTERISTICS.--Drilled observation well, diameter 6 in, depth 141 ft, cased to 17 ft, open hole.
INSTRUMENTATION.--Data collection platform with 15-minute recording interval since April 2023; prior, 30-minute recording interval. Satellite telemetry at station.
DATUM.--Elevation of land surface is 511.2 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988, from survey. Measuring point: Top of casing, 3.7 ft above land-surface datum.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 15, 2002 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
2002-11-16  2024-04-22


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