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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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2021 Flow Normalized Trends
Trend period (Water Year*) 2013-2021
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 2013-2021 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 -0.0657754 0.7549020 L DN -0.0014657 0.7549020 L DN
Nitrate-Nitrite -0.1154861 0.8725490 L DN -0.0036260 0.9117647 VL DN
Ammonia 0.0070790 0.7549020 L UP 0.0001483 0.8137255 L UP
Dissolved Nitrogen -0.1112654 0.8137255 L DN -0.0031852 0.9117647 VL DN
Nitrate-Nitrite -0.1115926 0.8333333 L DN -0.0033565 0.9313725 VL DN
Ammonia -0.0018428 0.6764706 L DN -0.0000055 0.5196078 ALAN NS
Total Phosphorus 0.0108750 0.8725490 L UP 0.0006206 0.8529412 L UP
Particulate Phosphorus 0.0071463 0.8333333 L UP 0.0006473 0.8137255 L UP
Dissolved Phosphorus 0.0026221 0.7352941 L UP 0.0000672 0.6568627 ALAN NS
Orthophosphate 0.0013771 0.7156863 L UP 0.0000107 0.5000000 ALAN NS
Total Organic Carbon 0.0570527 0.5196078 ALAN NS -0.0022256 0.6960784 L DN
Total Suspended Solids 5.2156736 0.6568627 ALAN NS 1.1494029 0.7352941 L UP
Suspended Sediment 17.7514270 0.9313725 VL UP 1.6243043 0.9117647 VL UP