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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 403226075343001 LE 860 Lehigh County Observation Well


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Station gage imageSTATION.--403226075343001 LEHIGH COUNTY, local well number LE 860
LOCATION.--Lat 40`32'26", long 75`34'30", Hydrologic Unit 02040106, Lower Macungie Township, Ancient Oaks Development, Pembrook Drive, and adjacent to Little Lehigh Creek.
OWNER.--Lower Macungie Township.
AQUIFER.--Dolomite of Allentown Formation of Late Cambrian Age.
WELL CHARACTERISTICS.--Drilled observation artesian well, diameter 6 in, depth 100 ft, cased to 58 ft, open hole.
INSTRUMENTATION.--Data collection platform with 15-minute recording interval since June 2023; prior, 60-minute recording interval. Satellite telemetry at station.
DATUM.--Elevation of land surface is 358 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988, from Lidar. Measuring point: Top of plywood shelf, 2.95 ft above land-surface datum. Prior to March 18, 1981, top of casing, 2.00 ft above land-surface datum.
REMARKS.--Daily maximum water levels since June 1969.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1969 to April 1985. September 2021 to current year.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Geological Survey.
This station managed by the PAWSC Downingtown Field Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
1969-06-04  2024-04-23


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