Funding for this site is provided by:
--01452500 MONOCACY CREEK AT BETHLEHEM,
--Lat 40`38'28", long
75`22'47", Northampton County, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on
right bank 40 ft downstream from highway bridge at entrance to Monocacy
Park at Bethlehem, and 2.1 mi upstream from mouth.
--44.5 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1948 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Concrete control since July 17,1969. Datum of gage is 246.54 ft above
North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to November 8, 2022, the
datum of gage was reported as 247.24 ft above National Geodetic
Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers). Prior
to May 15, 1962, non-recording gage at site 40 ft upstream at same
datum. Recording gage at upstream site May 1962- Dec 1967. Recording
gage at present location since Jan 1968. Satellite telemetry at
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the Lehigh County Authority, the Pennsylvania Department
of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
--Some regulation by a mill upstream since
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational
Supplied by NWS
: No flood stage has been determined
for this station.