Detailed Station Information (FROM NWISWeb)
- Latitude 40°19'24", Longitude 77°10'09" NAD27,
- Perry County, Pennsylvania , Hydrologic Unit 02050305
- DRAINAGE AREA
- 207.00 square miles
- Datum of gage is 422.63 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||1962-02-28||1995-06-12||230|
- Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
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- ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
STATION.--01568000SHERMAN CREEK AT SHERMANS DALE, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`19'24", long 77`10'09",Perry County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305,on left bank on downstream side of bridge on StateHighway 34 at Shermans Dale, and1.2 mi upstream from Fishing Run.
DRAINAGE AREA.--200 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1929 tocurrent year. Prior to October 1962, published as"at Shermandale".
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum ofgage is 422.63 ft above sea level. Prior to Jan. 29, 1930,nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Floodof July 22, 1927, reached a stage of 20.34 ft, from floodmark,discharge, about 44,000 ft3/s.
FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National WeatherService river forecast station flood stage provided to USGSApril 1999 is 9 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.