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Fall Creek (IN) at Geist Reservoir Pool (ft)Observed: 785.07 ft at 7:00AM Sep 12, 2017Observed: 785.06 ft at 7:00AM Sep 13, 2017Observed: 785.04 ft at 7:00AM Sep 14, 2017Observed: 785.04 ft at 7:00AM Sep 15, 2017Observed: 785.04 ft at 7:00AM Sep 16, 2017Observed: 785.03 ft at 7:00AM Sep 17, 2017Observed: 785.02 ft at 7:00AM Sep 18, 2017Observed: 785.05 ft at 7:00AM Sep 19, 2017Highest Observation: 785.1 ft at 7:00AM Sep 20, 2017Indianapolis WaterOLNI3(plotting HPIRZ) Graph Created (4:36AM Sep 21, 2017)ObservedLatest observed value: 785.1 ft at 7:00 AM EDT 20-Sep-2017.
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NOTE: Forecasts are not available for the Fall Creek (IN) at Geist Reservoir. Only observed stages are available for this point.

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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage: 0
Moderate Flood Stage: 0
Flood Stage: 0
Action Stage: 0
Low Stage (in feet): 785

Historic Crests
(1) 788.02 ft on 05/18/1943
(2) 787.79 ft on 12/23/2013
(3) 787.08 ft on 01/14/2013
(4) 786.71 ft on 05/06/2017
(5) 786.61 ft on 06/28/2015
(6) 786.24 ft on 04/19/2013

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Recent Crests
(1) 786.71 ft on 05/06/2017
(2) 786.61 ft on 06/28/2015
(3) 787.79 ft on 12/23/2013
(4) 786.24 ft on 04/19/2013
(5) 787.08 ft on 01/14/2013
(6) 788.02 ft on 05/18/1943

(P): Preliminary values subject to further review.

Low Water Records
(1) 778.36 ft on 11/03/1988
(2) 778.42 ft on 01/05/1964
(3) 779.57 ft on 11/19/1999
(4) 782.00 ft on 10/31/1997
(5) 782.36 ft on 11/04/1994
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(1) View of Geist Reservoir Spillway on October 6, 2010. Pool elevation was 783.6 feet
(2) Upstream view of Geist Reservoir from near spillway on October 6, 2010. Pool elevation 783.6 ft.
(3) Distant view of Geist Rsvr. spillway on Oct. 6, 2010 from Fall Creek Rd.. Pool elevation 783.6 ft.
(4) Upstream view of Geist Reservoir from Fall Creek Road on Oct. 6, 2010. Pool elevation was 783.6 ft.
(5) Downstream view of Geist Reservoir from Oliio Rd. on October 6, 2010. Pool elevation was 783.6 feet
(6) Upstream view of Geist Reservoir from Oliio Rd. on Oct. 6, 2010. Pool elevation 783.6 ft.
(7) History of Geist Reservoir
(8) Geist Reservoir Designer
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785 Level at which water stops flowing over the spillway at Geist Reservoir.
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Latitude: 39.907500° N, Longitude: 85.985000° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84

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NWS stage 0 ft Not Available Interpreting hydrographs and NWS watch, warnings, and forecasts, and inundation maps
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(gauge height = 0)
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NAVD88 Not Available Not Available Survey grade GPS equipment, FEMA flood plain maps, newer USGS topographic maps
NGVD 29 Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
MSL Not Available Not Available Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Other Not Available Not Available  

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Daily Readings and Historical Information Courtsey of the former Indianapolis Water Company.

An official U.S. Geological Survey station number is assigned to this river site. However, clicking on the above web link will yield an error message because this site is not in the U.S. Geological Survey’s database. This river site is operated by Citizens Energy Group.

Detailed stream discharges and gage heights as archived by the U.S. Geological Survey are not available. The only historical river data available is displayed on the NOAA NWS Advanced Hydrologic Prediction System web page (water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=ind).
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