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Paxton Creek near Penbrook, Pa.

Discharge Measurement: USGS 01571005 Paxton Creek near Glenwood, PA
Overview
  • Station Id: 01571005
  • County: Dauphin
  • Drainage Area: 12 sq.mi.
  • Station Coordinates: 40.306°, -76.856°
  • Period of record: 10/84 - 12/88, 10/91 - 9/95, 2012 - present
Location Description

Site located at Kohn Road near Glenwood.

Data

2016 Land Use

Urban Agricultural Agricultural Forested Other
Row Crops Pasture/Hay Total
64% 2% 9% 11% 24% 0%
Site Drainage Area

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2020 Flow Normalized Trends
Trend period (Water Year*) 2013-2020
Trend & Direction NS – Not significant,  UP – Increasing trend,  DOWN – Decreasing trend
Hypothesis Test significance level (i.e. α) 0.1
* Water Year runs from October 1st to September 30th of the following year
Likelihood Descriptor Range of values**
HL (Highly Likely) ≥0.95 and ≤1.00 
VL (Very Likely) ≥0.90 and <0.95 
L (Likely) ≥0.66 and <0.90
ALAN (About as Likely as Not) >0.33 and <0.66
** Values represent the posterior mean estimate of the probability of a trend
Paxton 2013-2020 Flow Normalized Concentration (mg/L) Flow Normalized Load (Millions Kg/yr)
Likelihood Test Likelihood Test
Parameter Change Value Descriptor Trend Change Value Descriptor Trend
Total Nitrogen -0.0487 0.676 L DWN -0.0002076 0.539 ALAN NS
Nitrate-Nitrite -0.0748 0.853 L DWN -0.001419 0.743 L DWN
Ammonia 0.00762 0.833 L UP 0.0001465 0.794 L UP
Dissolved Nitrogen -0.0808 0.833 L DWN -0.001359 0.735 L DWN
Nitrate-Nitrite -0.0721 0.853 L DWN -0.00119 0.657 ALAN NS
Ammonia -0.00197 0.539 ALAN NS -0.00001484 0.539 ALAN NS
Total Phosphorus 0.00205 0.598 ALAN NS 0.0000511 0.539 ALAN NS
Particulate Phosphorus -0.0000707 0.52 ALAN NS -0.00000006126 0.539 ALAN NS
Dissolved Phosphorus -0.000626 0.618 ALAN NS -0.00004417 0.794 L DWN
Orthophosphate -0.0017 0.873 L DWN -0.00007515 0.794 L DOWN
Total Organic Carbon -0.402 0.873 L DWN -0.01396 0.853 L DWN
Total Suspended Solids -1.62 0.578 ALAN NS 0.4359 0.539 ALAN NS
Suspended Sediment 5.24 0.598 ALAN NS 0.8256 0.539 ALAN NS