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--01567000 JUNIATA RIVER AT NEWPORT, PA
--Lat 40`28'42", long
77`07'46", Perry County, Hydrologic Unit 02050304, on right
bank at downstream side of bridge on State Highway 34 at Newport and
1,000 ft upstream from Little Buffalo Creek.
--3,354 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--April 1899 to current year.
Water-quality 1944 to 1993 and 2008 to March 2015.
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 363.93 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929. Prior to July 16, 1929, non-recording gage at same site and
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the U.S. Geological Survey.
--Flow regulated since Oct 1972 by Raystown
Dam (station 01563100) about 75 mi upstream. Since June 1969, water
diverted upstream from station for municipal supply.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-17 ft; Flood stage-22
ft, backwater from tributary streams affects basements of a number of
homes; Moderate flood stage-25 ft, the left, or north bank overflows;
first floor floods of several homes in low lying areas; Major flood
stage-30 ft, the right, or south bank overflows; streets begin to be
affected by high water; most of business district and a large
residential area are affected.