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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Min.,Max.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Min.,Mean,Max.)  

Water year 2023: 2022-10-01 to 2023-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
01451630 Cedar Creek at Mouth near Allentown, PA
LOCATION - Lat 40°35'15", long 75°29'48.5" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Lehigh County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02040106, on right bank, 2,000 ft upstream of confluence with Little Lehigh Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 14.5 mi².  
REVISIONS HISTORY - Prior to November 7, 2022, the datum of gage was reported as 258 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 2020 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 257.6 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.  Satellite telemetry at station.  Prior to November 7, 2022, the datum was erroneously reported as 258 ft above NAVD88.
COOPERATION - Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Geological Survey -- Next Generation Water Observing System (NGWOS).
REMARKS - Records for water years 2020-2021 are fair except for estimated discharge, which is poor.
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 2020 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - In-Situ Aqua Troll 500 water quality probe collecting Specific Conductance and Water Temperature Water data at 15-minute interval. 
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 3930 microsiemens/cm, Feb 25, 2022 (snowmelt); minimum, 85 microsiemens/cm, Nov 30, 2020. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 25.4 °C, Aug 2, 2020; minimum, 0.5 °C, Feb 1, 2021.