SNAP

Susquehanna River at Towanda, Pa.

Overview
  • Station Id: 01531500
  • County: Bradford
  • Drainage Area: 7,781 sq.mi.
  • Station Coordinates: 41.792°, -76.443°
  • Period of record: 9/88 to present
Location Description

The sampling location is on the James Street bridge just north of the GTE Industrial Plant. The stream gage is located on the west bank of the Susquehanna River at the end of Bridge Street in Towanda, Pa.

Data

2016 Land Use

Urban Agricultural Agricultural Forested Other
Row Crops Pasture/Hay Total
7% 4% 23% 27% 61% 6%
Site Drainage Area

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2019 Flow Normalized Trends
Trend period (Water Year*) 1989-2019
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
Towanda 1989-2019 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 -0.552 0.99 HL DOWN -6.624 0.99 HL DOWN
Nitrate-Nitrite -0.252 0.99 HL DOWN -2.796 0.99 HL DOWN
Ammonia -0.023 0.99 HL DOWN -0.375 0.95 HL DOWN
Dissolved Nitrogen -0.448 0.99 HL DOWN -5.354 0.99 HL DOWN
Nitrate-Nitrite -0.254 0.99 HL DOWN -2.807 0.99 HL DOWN
Ammonia -0.021 0.99 HL DOWN -0.302 0.97 HL DOWN
Total Phosphorus -0.032 0.99 HL DOWN 0.126 0.70 L UP
Particulate Phosphorus 0.003 0.58 ALAN NS 0.647 0.87 L UP
Dissolved Phosphorus -0.031 0.99 HL DOWN -0.296 0.99 HL DOWN
Orthophosphate -0.003 0.89 L DOWN 0.006 0.66 ALAN NS
Total Organic Carbon -0.705 0.99 HL DOWN -5.537 0.91 VL DOWN
Total Suspended Solids 12.819 0.95 HL UP 877.623 0.85 L UP
Suspended Sediment 0.264 0.56 ALAN NS 166.802 0.66 ALAN NS