Water Resources Data, Pennsylvania, Water Year 2005, Volume 2. Susquehanna and Potomac River Basins

Water Data Report PA-05-2
Prepared in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Baltimore District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and with other State, municipal, and Federal agencies
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Abstract

Water resources data for the 2005 water year for Pennsylvania consist 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 89 continuous-record streamflow-gaging stations, 13 partial-record stations, 23 special study and miscellaneous streamflow sites; (2) elevation and contents for 12 lakes and reservoirs, and water-quality records for 12 lakes and reservoirs; (3) water-quality records for 33 gaging stations and 68 ungaged streamsites; (4) water-level records for 40 network observation wells; and (5) water-quality analyses at 35 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.

Suggested Citation

Durlin, R.R., Schaffstall, and Beaver, M.R., 2006, Water Resources Data, Pennsylvania, Water Year 2005, Volume 2. Susquehanna and Potomac River Basins: U.S. Geological Survey WDR PA-05-2, 558 p., https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/wdrPA052.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • 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
  • Introduction
  • Cooperation
  • Summary of hydrologic conditions
  • Special networks and programs
  • Explanation of the record
  • Explanation of stage- and water-discharge records
  • Explanation of water-quality records
  • Explanation of ground-water-level records
  • Ground-water-quality data
  • Access to USGS Water Data
  • Definition of terms
  • Techniques of Waer-Resources Investigations of the U.S. Geological Survey
  • Special Notes, Remark Codes, and Selected Constituent Definition
  • Station records, surface water
  • Special Notes, Remark Codes, and Selected Constituent Definitions
  • Station records, ground water
  • Index

Additional publication details

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Water Resources Data, Pennsylvania, Water Year 2005, Volume 2. Susquehanna and Potomac River Basins
Series title Water Data Report
Series number PA-05-2
DOI 10.3133/wdrPA052
Year Published 2006
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, VA
Contributing office(s) Pennsylvania Water Science Center
Description xx, 558 p.