SNAP

Susquehanna River at Wilkes-Barre, Pa.

Overview
  • Station Id: 01536500
  • County: Luzerne
  • Drainage Area: 10,147 sq.mi.
  • Station Coordinates: 41.189°, -76.087°
  • Period of record: 10/04 to present
Location Description

Site is located on Retreat Road off SR 11 near Hunlock Creek, PA

Data

2016 Land Use

Urban Agricultural Agricultural Forested Other
Row Crops Pasture/Hay Total
7% 4% 22% 26% 61% 6%
Site Drainage Area

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2019 Flow Normalized Trends
Trend period (Water Year*) 2005-2019
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
Wilkes-Barre 2005-2019 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 -0.016 0.52 ALAN NS 0.648 0.70 L UP
Nitrate-Nitrite 0.025 0.81 L UP 0.091 0.60 ALAN NS
Ammonia -0.011 0.87 L DOWN -0.097 0.85 L DOWN
Dissolved Nitrogen -0.035 0.62 ALAN NS -0.359 0.66 ALAN NS
Nitrate-Nitrite 0.030 0.83 L UP 0.165 0.62 ALAN NS
Ammonia -0.008 0.75 L DOWN -0.089 0.81 L DOWN
Total Phosphorus -0.017 0.97 HL DOWN 0.029 0.64 ALAN NS
Particulate Phosphorus 0.011 0.72 L UP 0.527 0.68 L UP
Dissolved Phosphorus -0.025 0.99 HL DOWN -0.370 0.99 HL DOWN
Orthophosphate -0.023 0.99 HL DOWN -0.352 0.99 HL DOWN
Total Organic Carbon -0.453 0.95 HL DOWN -6.312 0.87 L DOWN
Total Suspended Solids 8.433 0.56 ALAN NS 210.232 0.60 ALAN NS
Suspended Sediment 22.108 0.70 L UP 1053.660 0.64 ALAN NS