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USGS 01449800 Pohopoco Cr bl Beltzville Dam nr Parryville, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 40`50'44", long 75`38'46", Carbon County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on right bank 0.1 mi upstream from Sawmill Run, 0.4 mi downstream from Beltzville Dam, 1.3 mi upstream from Bull Run, and 2.3 mi northeast of Parryville.
DRAINAGE AREA.--96.4 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1967 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, water-quality monitor, and concrete control. Datum of gage is 492.05 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--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.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated for entire period of record by Wild Creek Reservoir, Penn Forest Reservoir, and Beltzville Lake. Diversion upstream from Tunhannock Creek to Wild Creek Basin since October 1969.
Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit: 9.7 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage: 4.5 ft; Flood stage: 5.5 ft; Moderate flood stage: 6 ft; Major flood stage: 7 ft.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
2017-10-01  2022-08-17
1987-03-05  2022-08-17
2007-10-01  2022-08-17


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