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--03083500 YOUGHIOGHENY RIVER AT
--Lat 40`14'24", long
79`48'24", Allegheny County, Hydrologic Unit 05020006, on left
bank 500 ft upstream from highway bridge at Sutersville, 2.1 mi
downstream from Sewickley Creek, and at mile 15.2.
--1,715 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1920 to current year.
Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305.
--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 733.36
ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to June 1,
1939, non-recording gage at site 500 ft downstream at same datum.
Satellite telemetry at station.
--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
and the U.S. Geological Survey.
--Flow regulated since 1925 by Deep Creek
Reservoir, since 1943 by Youghiogheny River Lake 58 mi upstream, and by
several smaller reservoirs above station.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS:
Action stage-14.9 ft; Flood stage-20
ft; Moderate flood stage-21 ft; Major flood stage-23 ft.