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Little Schuylkill River at Tamaqua: 01469500

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STATION.--01469500LITTLE SCHUYLKILL RIVER AT TAMAQUA, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`48'25", long 75`58'20",Schuylkill County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203,on left bank at pumping plant of Panther Valley Water Co.,0.6 mi upstream from Tamaqua, and0.8 mi upstream from Panther Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--42.9 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1919 tocurrent year. June 1916 to September 1919, gage heightsand discharge measurements only, in reports ofWater Supply Commission of Pennsylvania.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder andbroad-crested weir. Datum of gage is 817.48 ft abovesea level. Prior to June 21, 1929, nonrecording gage atsite 3,600 ft downstream at datum 28.64 ft lower.
COOPERATION.--Records of diversion andchange in contents of Still Creek Reservoir provided bythe Borough of Tamaqua.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operationof this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department ofEnvironmental Protection, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,and the U.S. Geological Survey.
LOCATION
Latitude 4048'25", Longitude 7558'20" NAD27,
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania , Hydrologic Unit 02040203
DRAINAGE AREA
42.90 square miles
GAGE
Datum of gage is 817.48 feet above sea level NGVD29.
SITE TYPE:
Stream / River
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data TypeBegin DateEnd DateCount
Real-timeThis is a real-time site
Peak streamflow1920-03-132004-09-1885
Daily streamflow1919-10-012003-09-3030681
Water Quality Samples1959-10-221978-09-279

 

 

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