Detailed Station Information (FROM NWISWeb)
- Latitude 40°56'21", Longitude 79°00'31" NAD27,
- Jefferson County, Pennsylvania , Hydrologic Unit 05010006
- DRAINAGE AREA
- 158.00 square miles
- Datum of gage is 1,206.14 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||1963-10-24||2003-09-18||8|
- Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
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- ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
STATION.--03034000MAHONING CREEK AT PUNXSUTAWNEY, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`56'21", long 79`00'31",Jefferson County, Hydrologic Unit 05010006,on right bank 75 ft downstream from Williams Run,1.9 mi downstream from Sawmill Run,and 2 mi west of Punxsutawney.
DRAINAGE AREA.--158 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1938 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gageis 1,206.14 ft above sea level (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers benchmark). Prior to Oct. 1, 1946, at site 2.9 mi upstream atdatum 13.30 ft higher.
REMARKS.--Diurnal fluctuations at low flow bymine pumpage into stream above station.U.S. Army Corps of Engineers satellite telemeter at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood ofMar. 18, 1936 reached a stage of 15.6 ft, from floodmark at formersite and datum, discharge, 12,500 ft3/s, from rating curveextended above 4,300 ft3/s.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operationof this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection,and the U.S. Geological Survey.