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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 402615075530501 BE 623 Berks County Observation Well


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Station gage imageSTATION.--402615075530501 BERKS COUNTY, local well number BE623
LOCATION.--Lat 40`26'14.9", long 75`53'03.3", Hydrologic Unit 02040203, at Wesner Road, Blandon.
OWNER.--Maiden Creek Township Water Authority.
AQUIFER.--Dolomite of Leithsville Formation of Early and Middle Cambrian age.
WELL CHARACTERISTICS.--Drilled unused well, diameter 8 in. Well depth was reported as 385 ft in 1975; borehole video on August 11, 2015 found the depth was 318 ft; cased to 132 ft, open hole..
INSTRUMENTATION.--Data collection platform with 30-minute recording interval. Satellite telemetry at station.
DATUM.--Elevation of land-surface datum is 434 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988, from Lidar. Measuring point: Top of plywood shelf, 1.69 ft above land-surface datum. Prior to Apr. 30, 1981, top of casing, 1.30 ft above land-surface datum.
REMARKS.--Daily maximum, minimum, and mean water levels since October 1994, are available from the District Office.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1975 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
1975-01-28  2024-04-23


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