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Pennsylvania Lackawaxen Watershed

General Edgar Jadwin Reservoir

June 7 2023

987 ft

0% today
100% of Normal Normal

Water elevation of reservoir water surface above datum, ft levels at General Edgar Jadwin Reservoir are currently 987 ft, about 100% of normal. The average for this time of year is approximately 989.11ft.

Maximum recorded Elevation of reservoir water surface above datum, ft since record keeping began in 2008 was 2010-10-02 when levels reached 1,015.86 ft. Lowest recorded Elevation of reservoir water surface above datum, ft was 2023-03-26 when levels receded to 986.09 ft.

General Edgar Jadwin Reservoir, located in Pennsylvania, was initially constructed in 1940 to help control floods in the Susquehanna River Basin. The reservoir spans over 4,000 acres and can hold up to 20 billion gallons of water. The hydrology of the reservoir is primarily fed by the Lackawanna River, which flows into the Susquehanna River. The reservoir also receives water from surface flow and snowpack providers such as the Tunkhannock Creek and Bear Creek. The reservoir serves as a source of water supply for several municipalities and facilitates irrigation for agricultural purposes. Additionally, the reservoir provides recreational opportunities like fishing and boating. Its surrounding areas also offer opportunities for hiking and camping.

Geolocation -75.264, 41.612
Elevation 1,065.48 ft
Elevation Of Reservoir Water Surface Above Datum, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 986.09 ft
Maximum 1,015.86 ft
Average 989 ft


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