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Water-Year Summary for Site 03043500
Over the next year, the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center will be updating the geodetic vertical elevation (gage datum) for many locations. Click HERE for additional information including a current list of streamgages with upcoming datum changes. This update in gage datum does not affect the location of the streamgage, nor the observed local gage height or discharge recorded at the streamgage.
Lake is formed by a concrete gravity dam. Storage began in December 1952 and was fully controlled by November 1953. Usable capacity is 269,500 acre-ft at an elevation of 975.22 ft. Target summer pool of 902.22 ft. (capacity, 7,860 acre-ft). Figures given herein represent usable contents. Lake is used for flood control, water quality, recreation, and fish and wildlife conservation. Records furnished by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers between December 1952 and September 2007. Capacity of reservoir updated from surveys since original publication.