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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 411756076162701 LU 294 Luzerne County Observation Well


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STATION.--411756076162701 LUZERNE COUNTY, local well number LU 294
LOCATION.--Lat 41`17'57.9", long 76`16'28.2", Hydrologic Unit 02050107, in Ricketts Glen State Park.
OWNER.--Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
AQUIFER.--Catskill Formation, Late Devonian age.
WELL CHARACTERISTICS.--Drilled unused observation well, diameter 6 in., depth 167 ft, cased to 40 ft, open hole.
INSTRUMENTATION.--Electronic data logger with 60-minute recording interval. Landline telemetry at station.
DATUM.--Elevation of land surface is 1,247 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988, from Lidar. Measuring point: Top of casing, 2.7 ft above land-surface datum; 2.8 ft above land surface datum since April 19, 1999.
REMARKS.--Water levels affected by nearby intermittent pumpage.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 1994 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 Williamsport Field Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
1994-11-23  2024-04-23


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