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USGS 01572190 Swatara Creek near Inwood, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01572190 SWATARA CREEK NEAR INWOOD, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`28'45", long 76`31'52", Lebanon County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305, on right bank 20 ft downstream from single-span steel-truss bridge on Appalachian Trail, 0.4 mi upstream from steel-truss bridge at Inwood, 0.5 mi downstream from Trout Run, and 2.0 mi north of Lickdale.
DRAINAGE AREA.--167 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1988 to January 1991, October 1991 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 426.13 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988, from survey.
COOPERATION.--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.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 22.9 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 25.3 ft;
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 1989-10-01  2018-11-15
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2018-11-15

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 820 11-15-2018   00:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 15 based on 30 years of record more
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25.5 67 170 244 274 820 2000


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.74 11-15-2018   00:15 EST
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