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Potato Creek at Smethport: 03009680

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STATION.--03009680POTATO CREEK AT SMETHPORT, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 41`48'35", long 78`25'50",McKean County, Hydrologic Unit 05010001,on left bank 30 ft upstream from U.S. Highway 6 at east boroughlimits of Smethport, and 500 ft downstream from Marvin Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--160 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1974 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum ofgage is 1,454.84 ft above sea level.
REMARKS.--Landline and U.S. ArmyCorps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Floodof June 22, 1972 reached a stage of 15.54 ft,discharge, 12,800 ft3/s, on basis of contracted-openingmeasurement of peak flow.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operationof this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
LOCATION
Latitude 4148'35", Longitude 7825'50" NAD27,
Mckean County, Pennsylvania , Hydrologic Unit 05010001
DRAINAGE AREA
160.00 square miles
GAGE
Datum of gage is 1,454.84 feet above sea level NGVD29.
SITE TYPE:
Stream / River
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data TypeBegin DateEnd DateCount
Peak streamflow1972-06-221996-11-0824
Daily streamflow1974-10-011995-09-306574
Water Quality Samples1979-09-121981-08-2513

 

 

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