Pennsylvania Water Science Center
Estimates of Mean-Monthly & Annual Ground-Water Recharge
Swatara Creek near Hershey: 01573560
Detailed Station Information (FROM NWISWeb)
- Latitude 40°17'54", Longitude 76°40'05" NAD27,
- Dauphin County, Pennsylvania , Hydrologic Unit 02050305
- DRAINAGE AREA
- 483.00 square miles
- Datum of gage is 325.94 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||1984-10-22||1994-08-16||227|
- Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
- CONTACT INFORMATION
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- ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
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.