--01543000 DRIFTWOOD BRANCH SINNEMAHONING
CREEK AT STERLING RUN, PA
--Lat 41`24'48", long
78`11'50", Cameron County, Hydrologic Unit 02050202, on left
bank at downstream side of highway bridge on SR 3002 at village of
Sterling Run, and 300 ft upstream from Sterling Run.
--272 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1913 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 894.84
ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Oct. 1, 1913 to
Sept. 30, 1931: non-recording gage; Oct. 1, 1931 to Sept. 30, 1932 and
Oct. 1, 1942 to Oct. 3, 1991: water-stage recorder at site 50 feet
upstream on steel-truss bridge at same datum. Satellite and landline
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.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 20.6 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 22.0 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: No flood stage has been determined
for this station.