Funding for this site is provided by:
--01574000 WEST CONEWAGO CREEK NEAR
--Lat 40`04'56", long
76`43'13", York County, Hydrologic Unit 02050306, on left bank
500 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 181, 0.6 mi downstream
from Little Conewago Creek, and 1.5 mi north of Manchester. On Sept 13,
2017 the gage was relocated to Lat 40`04'50.9", long
76`43'6.21" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, York
County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050306, on right bank 80 ft upstream from
bridge on Stage Highway 181, 0.7 mi downstream from Little Conewago
Creek, and 1.5 mi north of Manchester.
--510 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1928 to current year. Prior
to October 1931, published as Conewago Creek near Manchester.
--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage and
water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 263.68 ft above National
Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
--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.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 28.2 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 28.7 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: No flood stage has been determined
for this station.