Funding for this site is provided by:
--03080000 LAUREL HILL CREEK AT URSINA,
--Lat 39`49'13", long
79`19'18", Somerset County, Hydrologic Unit 05020006, on right
bank 500 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 281 at Ursina, and
2.7 mi upstream from mouth.
--121 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--August to September 1913 (gage
heights and discharge measurements only), October 1918 to current year.
Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1305. October
1913 to September 1918 (gage heights and discharge measurements only)
in reports of Water Supply Commission of Pennsylvania.
--Water-stage recorder and masonry control. Datum
of gage is 1,335.26 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
Prior to July 18, 1939, non-recording gage at bridge 0.5 mi downstream
at datum 6.20 ft lower. Satellite telemetry at station.
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District,
the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-3.7 ft; Flood stage-5