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  • January 22, 2018 - USGS Water Data availability during lapse in Federal funding

    Due to a lapse in Federal funding, the U.S. Geological Survey must suspend those parts of its data collection and distribution processes requiring human intervention. However, automated reporting and serving of telemetered data will continue.

    Users may note some degradation in the quality and completeness of real-time streamflow, groundwater and water-quality data from some reporting stations due to the suspension of field calibrations and adjustments, especially as high flows occur, aquatic vegetation becomes dominant, or ice forms in high altitude streams. The USGS will continue to monitor some performance aspects of its network using a skeleton workforce.

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[!] During cold weather, stage and discharge values may be affected by ice at some streamgages. Streamgages experiencing ice conditions will have the discharge record temporarily disabled to prevent the display of erroneous discharge values. Display of discharge record will resume when it is determined that ice conditions are no longer present. Adjustment of data affected by ice can only be done after detailed analysis.

USGS 01449800 Pohopoco Cr bl Beltzville Dam nr Parryville, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 40`50'44", long 75`38'46", Carbon County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on right bank 0.1 mi upstream from Sawmill Run, 0.4 mi downstream from Beltzville Dam, 1.3 mi upstream from Bull Run, and 2.3 mi northeast of Parryville.
DRAINAGE AREA.--96.4 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1967 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, water-quality monitor, and concrete control. Datum of gage is 492.05 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated for entire period of record by Wild Creek Reservoir, Penn Forest Reservoir, and Beltzville Lake. Diversion upstream from Tunhannock Creek to Wild Creek Basin since October 1969.
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 8.3 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 9.7 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-4.5 ft; Flood stage-5.5 ft; Moderate flood stage-6 ft; Major flood stage-7 ft;
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

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00010 Temperature, water 2017-09-24  2017-10-01
00010 Temperature, water [Primary] 2017-10-01  2018-01-22
00060 Discharge 1987-03-05  2018-01-22
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2018-01-22

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius, [Primary]

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.5 01-22-2018   13:30 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 142 01-22-2018   13:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jan 22 based on 50 years of record more
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16.2 81 127 142 169 181 1060

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.04 01-22-2018   13:30 EST
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