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--01451500 LITTLE LEHIGH CREEK NEAR
--Lat 40`34'56", long
75`29'00", Lehigh County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on right
bank at downstream side of bridge on Lehigh Parkway in Allentown, 0.8
mi upstream from Cedar Creek, and 2.9 mi upstream from mouth.
--80.8 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1945 to current year. Prior
to October 1946, published as "at Allentown".
--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage and
water-quality monitor. Prior to October 14, 2013, gage included masonry
control. Datum of gage is 253.41 ft above National Geodetic Vertical
Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
Low-flow gage heights will be about 2 ft less than pre-Oct, 14 2013
--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.
--Occassional slight regulation at low stages
by fish hatchery upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 11.8 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-4 ft; Flood stage-5 ft;
Moderate flood stage-8 ft; Major flood stage-10 ft.