Volume 2. Susquehanna and Potomac River Basins

By R.R. Durlin and W.P. Schaffstall

Water-Data Report PA-03-2

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Water-resources data for the 2003 water year for Pennsylvania consists of records of discharge and water quality of streams; contents and elevations of lakes and reservoirs; and water levels and water quality of ground-water wells. This report, Volume 2 contains (1) discharge records for 84 continuous-record streamflow-gaging stations, 13 partial-record stations, 21 special study and miscellaneous streamflow sites; (2) elevation and contents records for 12 lake and reservoirs; (3) water-quality records for 30 gaging stations and 66 ungaged streamsites; (4) water-level records for 39 network observation wells; (5) water-quality analyses at 35 special study ground-water wells; and (6) miscellaneous water-level measurements at 31 special study ground-water wells. Site locations are shown in figures throughout the report. Additional water data collected at various sites not involved in the systematic data-collection program are also presented. These data together with the data in Volumes 1 and 3, represent that part of the National Water Data System operated by the U.S. Geological Survey and cooperating State, local, and Federal agencies in Pennsylvania.



List of surface-water stations, in downstream order, for which records are published in this volume

List of ground-water wells, by county, for which records are published in this volume

List of discontinued continuous-record surface-water discharge stations

List of discontinued continuous-record surface-water-quality stations

Pennsylvania District office locations and addresses



Summary of hydrologic conditions

Surface water


Ground water


Special networks and programs

Explanation of the records

Station identification numbers

Downstream-order system

Latitude-longitude system

Records of stage and water discharge

Data collection and computation

Data presentation

Station manuscript

Data table of daily mean values

Statistics of monthly mean data

Summary statistics

Identifying estimated daily discharge

Accuracy of the records

Other records available

Records of surface-water quality

Classification of records

Arrangement of records

On-site measurements and sample collection

Water temperature


Laboratory measurements

Data presentation

Accuracy of the records

Remark codes

Water quality-control data

Records of ground-water levels

Data collection and computation

Data presentation

Data table of water levels

Records of ground-water quality

Data collection and computation

Data presentation

Access to USGS Water Data

Definition of terms

Publications on Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations

Special Notes, Remark Codes, and Selected Constituent Definitions

Station records, surface water

Continuous water-discharge and water-quality station records

Discharge at partial-record stations and miscellaneous sites

Crest-stage partial-record stations

Miscellaneous sites

Analyses of streamflow samples collected at partial-record stations

Analyses of samples collected at special-study sites

Pennsylvania water-Quality Network

Swatara Creek project

Special Notes, Remark Codes, and Selected Constituent Definitions

Station records, ground water

Water-level and water-quality

Ground-water data collected at special-study sites

Ground water pesticides network project


Send questions or comments about this report to the author, W.P. Schaffstall (570) 323-7127 ext. 401.

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