USGS 01429000 West Branch Lackawaxen River at Prompton, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 41`35'14", long 75`19'38", Wayne County, Hydrologic Unit 02040103, on left bank 500 ft downstream from Prompton Reservoir, 1,500 ft upstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 6 at Prompton, and 2,000 ft upstream from Van Auken Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--59.7 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1944 to current year. Prior to October 1952, published as Lackawaxen River at Prompton.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, water-quality monitor, and weighing bucket precipitation gage. Datum of gage is 1,083.14 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to February 14, 2024, the datum of gage was reported as 1,083.78 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated since 1960 by Prompton Reservoir, 500 ft upstream.
COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
The 15-minute precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Time series of 1-hour or cumulative daily values will NOT be available for retrieval following the 120-day display period. Although the instrumentation is calibrated at least once a year, the temporary classification means that documented routine inspections and other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 10.8 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 11.9 ft
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
2017-10-01  2024-05-30
2024-01-31  2024-05-30
1986-03-15  2024-05-30
2007-10-01  2024-05-30
2021-10-01  2024-05-30


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