Detailed Station Information (FROM NWISWeb)
- Latitude 40°24'09", Longitude 76°34'39" NAD27,
- Lebanon County, Pennsylvania , Hydrologic Unit 02050305
- DRAINAGE AREA
- 337.00 square miles
- Datum of gage is 356.68 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||1957-10-12||1978-10-14||115|
- Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
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- ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
STATION.--01573000SWATARA CREEK AT HARPER TAVERN, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`24'09", long 76`34'39",Lebanon County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305,on left bank 100 ft downstream from bridge on StateHighway 934 at Harper Tavern, 6.0 mi northwest of Annville,and 8.5 mi downstream from Little Swatara Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--337 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1919 tocurrent year. Prior to October 1927, published as"at Harpers".
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum ofgage is 356.68 ft above sea level. Prior to July 16, 1931,nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Floodof June 1, 1889, reached a stage of 25.6 ft, from floodmark,discharge, 88,000 ft3/s, from rating curve extended above25,000 ft3/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow.
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.