Funding for this site is provided by:
--01575500 CODORUS CREEK NEAR YORK, PA
--Lat 39`56'46", long
76`45'20", York County, Hydrologic Unit 02050306, on left bank
0.5 mi upstream from bridge on Richland Avenue (SR 3054), 2.0 mi
downstream from South Branch Codorus Creek, and 2.0 mi southwest of
--222 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--August 1940 to current year.
October 1915 to August 1923, and August 1926 to September 1932 (gage
heights and discharge measurements only), in reports of Pennsylvania
Department of Forests and Waters. Published as "at York"
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 356.39 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929 (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bench mark). Prior to Sept. 30,
1932, non-recording gage at site 1.6 mi downstream at different datum.
Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
--Records of diversion provided by York
Water Co. from 1940 to 1996. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore
--Daily discharge not available Oct 1997 -
Sept 2018. Major regulation from mills and a pumping plant upstream.
Flood flows regulated by Indian Rock Dam. Municipal diversions for City
of York at pumping station on South Branch.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 24.5 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 25.4 ft.
Supplied by NWS
: No flood stage has been determined
for this station.