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USGS 03049000 Buffalo Creek near Freeport, PA


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Station gage imageSTATION.--03049000 BUFFALO CREEK NEAR FREEPORT, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`42'57", long 79`41'59", Butler County, Hydrologic Unit 05010009, on right bank 0.6 mi upstream from Little Buffalo Creek and 3 mi north of Freeport.
DRAINAGE AREA.--137 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1940 to current year. Monthly discharge only for October 1940, published in WSP 1305.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 792 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to July 19, 1962, non-recording gage at same site and datum.
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 and the U.S. Geological Survey.
This station managed by the PAWSC Pittsburgh Field Office.

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00060 Discharge 1991-10-01  2018-11-15
00065 Gage height 2018-07-18  2018-11-15

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Most recent instantaneous value: 319 11-15-2018   16:00 EST
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3.50 28 63 120 122 319 823

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Most recent instantaneous value: 2.24 11-15-2018   16:00 EST
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