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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 01471510 Schuylkill River at Reading, PA

  Stream Site

Latitude 40°20'07.3",   Longitude 75°56'12.6"   NAD83
Berks County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02040203
Drainage area: 880 square miles
Contributing drainage area: 880 square miles,
Datum of gage: 185.50 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    1986-10-01  2024-07-13  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1914-10-01  2024-07-12  21560 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1914-10-01  2024-04-10 21467 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1914-10  2024-04  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1915  2024  
 Peak streamflow 1757-07-15  2023-07-09  93 
 Field measurements 1977-12-02  2024-05-22  364 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1979-04-19  1980-06-26  12 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2023  18 
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