Funding for this site is provided by:
--01545000 KETTLE CREEK NEAR WESTPORT,
--Lat 41`19'10", long
77`52'27", Clinton County, Hydrologic Unit 02050203, on left
bank on SR 4001, 0.4 mi upstream from Short Bond Run, 3.5 mi upstream
from mouth and Westport, and 5.0 mi downstream from Alvin R. Bush Dam
(Kettle Creek Lake).
--233 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1954 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 728.24 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929. Prior to Oct. 14, 1956, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
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 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District,
the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S.
--Flow regulated since February 1962 by Alvin
R. Bush Dam.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 16.6 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 18 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: No flood stage has been determined
for this station.