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Swatara Creek near Hershey: 01573560

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STATION.--01573560SWATARA CREEK NEAR HERSHEY, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`17'54", long 76`40'05",Dauphin County, Hydrologic Unit 02050305,on left bank, 0.4 mi downstream from Manada Creek,0.5 mi upstream from State Highway 39, and1.5 mi northwest of Hershey.
DRAINAGE AREA.--483 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1975 tocurrent year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and gatedconcrete control. Datum of gage is 325.94 ft above sea level(levels by Susquehanna River Basin Commission).
FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National WeatherService river forecast station flood stage provided to USGSApril 1999 is 7 feet.
COOPERATION.--Records of daily diversionfurnished by Hershey Chocolate U.S.A., a division ofHershey Foods Corporation. 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 4017'54", Longitude 7640'05" NAD27,
Dauphin County, Pennsylvania , Hydrologic Unit 02050305
DRAINAGE AREA
483.00 square miles
GAGE
Datum of gage is 325.94 feet above sea level NGVD29.
SITE TYPE:
Stream / River
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data TypeBegin DateEnd DateCount
Real-timeThis is a real-time site
Peak streamflow1975-09-272004-09-1930
Daily streamflow1975-10-012003-09-3010227
Water Quality Samples1984-10-221994-08-16227

 

 

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