--01532000 TOWANDA CREEK NEAR MONROETON, PA
--Lat 41`42'25", long
76`29'06", Bradford County, Hydrologic Unit 02050106, on left
bank on Township Route 406, 0.8 mi southwest of Monroeton, and 1.0 mi
upstream from South Branch Towanda Creek.
--215 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--February 1914 to current
--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 765.53
ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic
map. Non-recording gage Aug. 1976 to Oct. 1977, at present site and
datum. Non-recording gage Sept. 1975 to Aug. 1976, at bridge 0.6 mi
downstream at datum 11.82 ft lower. Water-stage recorder Oct. 1942 to
Sept. 1975, 0.6 mi downstream at datum 11.82 ft lower. Prior to Oct.
1942, non-recording gage at present site at datum 8.62 ft higher.
--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
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-12 ft, bankfull stage,
cautionary stage for officials to monitor area; Flood stage-15.5 ft,
water begins to spread into backyards of homes near creek southwest of
Monroeton; Moderate flood stage-17 ft; Major flood stage-18.5 ft;