Pennsylvania Water Science Center
Estimates of Mean-Monthly & Annual Ground-Water Recharge
Little Schuylkill River at Tamaqua: 01469500
Detailed Station Information (FROM NWISWeb)
- Latitude 40°48'25", Longitude 75°58'20" NAD27,
- Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania , Hydrologic Unit 02040203
- DRAINAGE AREA
- 42.90 square miles
- Datum of gage is 817.48 feet above sea level NGVD29.
- SITE TYPE:
- Stream / River
- AVAILABLE DATA:
|Data Type||Begin Date||End Date||Count|
|Real-time||This is a real-time site|
|Water Quality Samples||1959-10-22||1978-09-27||9|
- Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
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- ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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.