Stonycreek River

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Stonycreek River Levels

June 5 2023

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the reporting a streamflow rate of cfs. This is also the deepest point on the Stonycreek River, with a gage stage of ft. This river is monitored from 1 different streamgauging stations along the Stonycreek River, the highest being perched at an elevation of ft, the .

River Summary: The Stonycreek River is a 47-mile long tributary of the Conemaugh River in western Pennsylvania. The river has a rich history, as it played a significant role in the American Revolutionary War and American Civil War. Today, the river is primarily used for recreational purposes, including kayaking, fishing, and hiking. It is also used for agricultural irrigation. The river is fed by several tributaries and is impounded by several dams, including the Quemahoning Reservoir, which provides drinking water to the city of Johnstown. The dam at the Quemahoning Reservoir also generates hydroelectric power. Another significant dam on the Stonycreek River is the Stonycreek Canyon Dam, which is used for flood control. Despite its many uses, the Stonycreek River is also subject to water pollution from agricultural runoff and other sources.

Area Surface Flows

Streamgauge Streamflow River Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Stonycreek River At Ferndale
USGS 03040000
181 cfs 2.64 ft -21.98

Stonycreek River Peak Annual Discharge

Stonycreek River maximum total discharge

Stonycreek River Seasonal Comparison

Year over year discharge

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