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USGS 01576000 Susquehanna River at Marietta, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01576000 SUSQUEHANNA RIVER AT MARIETTA, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`03'16", long 76`31'52", Lancaster County, Hydrologic Unit 02050306, on left bank 420 ft upstream from Chickies Creek, and 1.0 mi downstream from Marietta. Records include flow of Chickies Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--25,990 square miles, includes that of Chickies Creek.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1931 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 200.56 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Brookfield Renewable Energy Group, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--There is considerable hourly fluctuation on days when the daily discharge is less than 8,000 cfs due to the operation of the York Haven power plant 11 miles upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 67.1 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 68.8 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-44 ft, the right or west bank overflows; Some roadways affected; Flood stage-49 ft, Front Street in Wrightsville floods. Low lying areas of Rte 624 on the right or west bank and along Rte 441 on the left or east bank are affected. Riverside recreation area is inundated; Moderate flood stage-52 ft, a number of residences in the Wrightsville and Columbia areas begin to be affected; Major flood stage-54 ft, numerous homes and businesses in the Columbia and Wrightsville areas are affected. The Wilton Company in Wrightsville experience high water.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2015-05-04  2018-07-23
1985-10-01  2020-10-22
2007-10-01  2020-10-22
2015-05-04  2018-07-23
2015-05-04  2018-07-23







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 4900 10-22-2020   13:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 22 based on 89 water years of record more
Min
(1964)
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Oct 22
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1997)
2480 4900 6720 9660 22800 23000 187000


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 32.56 10-22-2020   13:30 EDT
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