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USGS 01553990 Susquehanna River above Dam at Sunbury, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 40`51'10", long 76`48'10", Northumberland County, Hydrologic Unit 02050301, on left bank on streamward side of floodwall, about 400 ft upstream from highway bridge (SR 61) at Sunbury, 0.8 mi upstream from Shamokin Creek, and 1.8 mi downstream from West Branch Susquehanna River.
DRAINAGE AREA.--18,300 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 2006 to current year. Gage height records for Oct 1990 to Sept 2006 are available from the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 419.66 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite 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.
REMARKS.--Gage acts as an auxiliary gage, using the gage height to compute slope discharges at upstream sites 01540500 and 01553500.
This station managed by the PAWSC Williamsport Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
2007-10-01  2020-04-07


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Most recent instantaneous value: 3.76 04-07-2020   19:00 EDT
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