--01447800 LEHIGH RIVER BELOW FRANCIS E.
WALTER RESERVOIR NEAR WHITE HAVEN, PA
--Lat 41`06'17", long
75`43'57", Luzerne County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on right
bank 0.7 mi downstream from Francis E. Walter Reservoir, 2.0 mi
upstream from Fawn Run, and 4.0 mi northeast of White Haven.
--290 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1957 to current year. Prior
to October 1962 published as "below Bear Creek Reservoir",
October 1962 to September 1971 published as "below Francis E.
--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and
water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 1,212.95 ft above National
Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of
Engineers). Satellite telemetry at station.
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental
Protection, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District,
and the U.S. Geological Survey.
--Flow regulated since February 1961 by
Francis E. Walter Reservoir (station 01447780), 0.7 mi upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 31.1 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 32.5 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-7 ft; Flood stage-8 ft;
Moderate flood stage-9 ft; Major flood stage-9.8 ft.