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  • USGS 01531500 Susquehanna River at Towanda, PA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01531500 SUSQUEHANNA RIVER AT TOWANDA, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 41`45'55", long 76`26'28", Bradford County, Hydrologic Unit 02050106, on right bank at Bridge Street in Towanda, and 1.8 mi upstream from Towanda Creek.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--7,797 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1913 to current year. Gage-height records collected at same site since October 1892 are contained in reports of U.S. Weather Bureau.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 694.38 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Oct. 18, 1938, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.--
    Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 34.1 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 35.5 ft;
    Supplied by NWS: Action stage-14 ft; Flood stage-16 ft, minor field flooding from both banks up and downstream of Towanda; Moderate flood stage-18 ft, basement flooding begins in the flats area near airport; Major flood stage-25.1 ft, the homes in the flats area of Towanda are inundated. Major flood damage begins.
    COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

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    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-22
    00065 Gage height 2014-04-24  2014-08-22

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 4,550   08-22-2014  14:45 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 22 based on 100 years of record more
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    (2004)
    489 1060 1580 3180 3290 4550 36400


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.38   08-22-2014  14:45 EDT
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