Funding for this site is provided by:
--01532000 TOWANDA CREEK NEAR MONROETON, PA
--Lat 41`42' 27", long 76`29'
07", Bradford County, Hydrologic Unit 02050106, on left bank on
Township Route 406, 0.8 mi southwest of Monroeton, and 1.0 mi upstream
from South Branch Towanda Creek.
--215 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--February 1914 to current
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 765.53 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929. Prior to Oct. 1942, non-recording gage at site 85 ft downstream
at datum 8.62 ft higher. Water-stage recorder Oct. 1942 to Sept. 1975,
0.6 mi downstream at datum 11.82 ft lower. Non-recording gage Sept.
1975 to Aug. 1976, at bridge 0.6 mi downstream at datum 11.82 ft lower.
Non-recording gage Aug. 1976 to Oct. 1977, at site 85 ft. downstream at
present datum. Water-stage recorder Oct. 1977 to Sep. 2017 at site 85
ft downstream, at present datum. Satellite telemetry at station.
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental
Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-12 ft, bankfull stage,
cautionary stage for officials to monitor area; Flood stage-15.5 ft,
water begins to spread into backyards of homes near creek southwest of
Monroeton; Moderate flood stage-17 ft; Major flood stage-18.5 ft;