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[!] During cold weather, stage and discharge values may be affected by ice at some streamgages. Streamgages experiencing ice conditions will have the discharge record temporarily disabled to prevent the display of erroneous discharge values. Display of discharge record will resume when it is determined that ice conditions are no longer present. Adjustment of data affected by ice can only be done after detailed analysis.

USGS 01520000 Cowanesque River near Lawrenceville, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 4l`59'48", long 77`08'25", Tioga County, Hydrologic Unit 02050104, on left bank on SR 4022, 0.5 mi downstream from Cowanesque Dam, 0.8 mi upstream from highway bridge on U.S. Route 15 in Lawrenceville, and 1.4 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--298 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1951 to current year. Prior to October 1951 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1722.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 983.96 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to July 1976 at site 1.1 mi upstream at datum 14.07 ft higher.
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, Baltimore District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated since December 1979 by Cowanesque Dam (station 01519995).
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 24.5 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 25.9 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-11 ft; Flood stage-13 ft, the right or south bank overflows near town affecting homes in low lying areas; Moderate flood stage-14 ft, several homes flooded on the right or south bank; Major flood stage-17 ft, Widespread flooding on right or south bank. Most of Lawrenceville will be evacuated.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

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00010 Temperature, water [Primary] 2017-10-01  2018-03-17
00060 Discharge 1986-10-02  2018-03-17
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2018-03-17

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius, [Primary]

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.6 03-17-2018   22:00 EDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 141 03-17-2018   22:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Mar 17 based on 40 years of record more
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113 141 263 414 705 797 3740

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 7.68 03-17-2018   22:00 EDT
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