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--01454700 LEHIGH RIVER AT GLENDON,
--Lat 40`40'09", long
75`14'12", Northampton County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on
right bank 140 ft upstream from highway bridge in Hugh Moore Parkway at
Glendon, 2.3 mi upstream from mouth, and 2.0 mi southwest of
--1,359 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1966 to September 2005 and
October 2018 to current year, (continuous-record gaging station),
October 2005 to September 2018, (continuous-record annual-peak
--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and
water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 164.30 ft above sea level.
Satellite telemetry at station.
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
and the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of the
continuous water-quality monitor is provided by the Delaware River
Basin Commission and the U.S. Geological Survey.
--Flow regulated by Francis E. Walter
Reservoir (station 01447780), Penn Forest Reservoir (station 01449400),
Wild Creek Reservoir (station 01449700), and since February 1971, by
Beltzville Lake (station 01449790) about 60 mi upstream. The Lehigh
Canal, which resumed operation Apr 2016, does have a minor degree of
influence and contribution to total computed discharge. Daily discharge
not available Oct 2005 to Sept 2018.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-16 ft, low lying roads
in Easton near the confluence with the Delaware are flooded; Flood
stage-19 ft; Moderate flood stage-20 ft; Major flood stage-21 ft.