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USGS 03075070 Monongahela River at Elizabeth, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--03075070 MONONGAHELA RIVER AT ELIZABETH, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`15'44", long 79`54'05", Allegheny County, Hydrologic Unit 05020005, on right bank 30 ft landward from upstream end of guide wall, 1,050 ft upstream from dam at lock 3 at Elizabeth, 0.4 mi downstream from Lobbs Creek, and at mile 24.0.
DRAINAGE AREA.--5,340 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1933 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete dam control. Datum of gage is 717.90 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers bench mark). From Oct. 1, 1967 to Sept. 30, 1976, at site 17.5 mi upstream at datum 15.70 ft higher. Prior to Oct. 1, 1967, water-stage recorder at site 17.9 mi upstream at datum 17.43 ft higher. Oct. 1, 1965 to Sept. 30, 1967, auxiliary staff gage, Apr. 14, 1966 to Sept. 30, 1967, auxiliary water-stage recorder and Oct. 1, 1967 to Nov. 4, 1990, water-stage recorder at present site at datum 7.60 ft higher. Satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--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, Pittsburgh District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated by locks above station, since 1938 by Tygart Lake, and since 1926 by Lake Lynn, combined capacity, 357,000 acre-ft.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-16.5 ft; Flood stage-20 ft; Moderate flood stage-23 ft; Major flood stage-26 ft.
This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 22 based on 87 water years of record more
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(1935)
25th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Oct 22
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1945)
332 1220 1480 2000 4480 5810 40500


Gage height, feet

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Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius

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Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter

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pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units

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