USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
01536000 LACKAWANNA RIVER AT OLD FORGE, PA
LOCATION - Lat 41°21'33", long 75°44'41" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Lackawanna County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02050107, on right bank 100 ft downstream from bridge on SR 3017, 150 ft upstream from Delaware-Lackawanna-Western Railroad bridge in Old Forge, and 0.5 mi upstream from St. Johns Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 332 mi².
- WSP 1432: 1939(M), 1940, 1945. WDR PA-90-2: 1985(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1938 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 595.26 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Oct 1, 1974, water-stage recorder at same site and datum. Oct. 1, 1974, to Aug. 17, 1975, non-recording gage at site 150 ft upstream at different datum. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION - Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 2002 to current year.
COOPERATION - Water-quality samples were collected as part of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection Water-Quality Network (WQN) with cooperation from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.