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USGS 01428900 Prompton Reservoir at Prompton, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 41`35'18", long 75`19'39", Wayne County, Hydrologic Unit 02040103, at dam on West Branch Lackawaxen River, 0.3 mi north of Prompton, 0.4 mi upstream from highway bridge, and 0.5 mi upstream from Van Auken Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--59.6 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1960 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is U.S. Army Corps of Engineers local project datum. Satellite and landline telemetry at gage.
REMARKS.--Reservoir is formed by earth and rockfill dam with ungated bedrock spillway at elevation 1,205.00 ft. Storage began July 1960. Capacity at elevation 1,205.00 ft is 51,700 acre-ft. Ordinary minimum (conservation) pool is 1,125 ft, capacity, 3,420 acre-ft. Reservoir is used for flood control and recreation. Regulation is accomplished by discharge through an ungated tunnel.
COOPERATION.--Content tables provided by U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

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2007-10-01  2020-04-04


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Elevation of reservoir water surface above datum, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1125.78 04-04-2020   14:30 EDT
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