Beltzville Lake Near Parryville
June 9 2023
628 ft0% today
100% of Normal • Normal
Water elevation of reservoir water surface above datum, ft levels at Beltzville Lake Near Parryville are currently 628 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 628.09ft.
Maximum recorded Elevation of reservoir water surface above datum, ft since record keeping began in 2007 was 2011-03-14 when levels reached 638.75 ft. Lowest recorded Elevation of reservoir water surface above datum, ft was 2016-11-28 when levels receded to 610.22 ft.
Beltzville Lake, located near Parryville, Pennsylvania, was created in the 1970s as part of a flood control project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The lake is fed by the Pohopoco Creek and two smaller tributaries and provides hydroelectric power to the surrounding areas. The lake has a surface area of 949 acres and is surrounded by Beltzville State Park, offering recreational activities such as fishing, boating, hiking, and camping. The snowpack and surface flow from the surrounding hills and forests provide water to the lake. The lake also serves as a source of drinking water for the local communities. The surrounding land is used for agriculture, primarily for crops such as corn and soybeans.
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