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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 01536000 Lackawanna River at Old Forge, PA

  Stream Site

Latitude 41°21'33",   Longitude 75°44'41"   NAD27
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02050107
Drainage area: 332 square miles
Datum of gage: 594.61 feet above   NAVD88.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    1985-10-01  2024-07-15  
 Daily Data
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1948-10-01  1951-09-29  1062 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1938-10-01  2024-07-14  31334 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1938-10-01  2024-05-29 31288 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1938-10  2024-05  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1939  2024  
 Peak streamflow 1939-02-15  2022-04-08  84 
 Field measurements 1938-10-20  2024-05-30  748 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1928-10-26  2023-09-11  579 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2023  18 
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