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Pennsylvania Lakes, Rivers and Water Resources




Pennsylvania Lakes and Rivers Map
Pennsylvania Rivers Shown on the Map:   Allegheny River, Beaver River, Clarion River, Conemaugh River, Conewago Creek, Conodoguinet Creek, Delaware River, French Creek, Juniata River, Lackawanna River, Lackawaxen River, Lehigh River, Loyalsock Creek, Mahoning Creek, Monongahela River, Ohio River, Penns Creek, Pine Creek, Raystown Branch Juniata River, Redbank Creek, Schuylkill River, Susquehanna River, Swatara Creek, West Branch Susquehanna River and Youghiogheny River.

Pennsylvania Lakes Shown on the Map:   Allegheny Reservoir, Conemaugh River Lake, Lake Erie, Lake Wallenpaupack, Pymatuning Reservoir, Raystown lake, Shenango Reservoir and Tionesta Lake.


 Pennsylvania Stream and River Levels
Pennsylvania river levels map
The United States Geological Survey has a number of stream gages located throughout Pennsylvania. These estimate stream levels, discharges and record them over time. This data is published on the web and many stations allow users to plot custom graphs. Get updated Pennsylvania river and stream levels from USGS here.


 Pennsylvania Stream and River Level Alerts
Pennsylvania water level alerts
The United States Geological Survey has a system that will send you an email message when flood levels are reached on any steam with USGS gaging equipment that you have selected. Sign up here to recieve Pennsylvania stream and river level alerts.


 Pennsylvania Water Publications
Pennsylvania precipitation map
The United States Geological Survey has a number of publications related to water use and water resources in Pennsylvania. View the water resource publications for Pennsylvania here.


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The United States Geological Survey publishes updated drought maps on their website. There you can view a map that shows where below normal 7-day average stream flow conditions were recently recorded. The maps are updated daily. Get a current Pennsylvania drought map here.




 Pennsylvania Precipitation Map
Pennsylvania precipitation map
The National Atlas Project has precipitation maps for Pennsylvania and other states that you can view online or print for personal use. These maps show the average annual precipitation levels mapped across the state. View and print an Pennsylvania precipitation map here. Precipitation maps prepared by the PRISM Climate Group at Oregon State University and the United States Geological Survey.


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