Funding for this site is provided by:
--01555500 EAST MAHANTANGO CREEK NEAR
--Lat 40`36'40", long
76`54'44", Northumberland County, Hydrologic Unit 02050301, on
right bank at bridge on SR 3017, 2.0 mi upstream from mouth, and 3.2 mi
south of Dalmatia.
--162 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1929 to current year. Prior
to October 1945, published as Mahantango Creek East near
--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 401.22
ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Oct. 1, 1929, to
Feb. 11, 1930, non-recording gage, and Feb. 12, 1930, to Nov. 18, 1973,
water-stage recorder at present site at datum 0.72 ft lower. Nov. 19,
1973, to June 18, 1974, non-recording gage at site 2 mi upstream at
--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.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 26.5 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 26.5 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: No flood stage has been determined
for this station.