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Lackawanna River at Old Forge: 01536000

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STATION.--01536000LACKAWANNA RIVER AT OLD FORGE, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 4l`2l'33", long 75`44'41",Lackawanna County, Hydrologic Unit 02050107,on right bank 100 ft downstream from bridge on SR 3017,150 ft upstream from Delaware, Lackawanna, and WesternRailroad bridge in Old Forge, and0.5 mi upstream from St. Johns Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--332 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1938 tocurrent year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum ofgage is 595.26 ft above sea level. Prior to Oct. 1, 1974,water-stage recorder at same site and datum. Oct. 1, 1974,to Aug. 17, 1975, nonrecording gage at site 150 ft upstreamat different datum.
FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National WeatherService river forecast station flood stage provided to USGSApril 1999 is 11 feet.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operationof this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department ofEnvironmental Protection, the National Weather Service,and the U.S. Geological Survey.
LOCATION
Latitude 4121'33", Longitude 7544'41" NAD27,
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania , Hydrologic Unit 02050107
DRAINAGE AREA
332.00 square miles
GAGE
Datum of gage is 595.26 feet above sea level NGVD29.
SITE TYPE:
Stream / River
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data TypeBegin DateEnd DateCount
Real-timeThis is a real-time site
Peak streamflow1939-02-152004-09-1866
Daily streamflow1938-10-012003-09-3023741
Water Quality Samples1928-10-262003-09-17448

 

 

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