801-001

USGS Style A Staff Gauges

USGS Style A Staff Gauges

Description

A USGS-style staff gauge is used for measuring water levels in lakes, rivers, reservoirs, and other bodies of surface water.

Features

  • Used for measuring water levels in lakes, rivers, reservoirs, & other bodies of surface water
  • Designed for high accuracy & excellent readability
  • Special porcelain enamel coating offers rust & discoloration protection
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A USGS-style staff gauge is used for measuring water levels in lakes, rivers, reservoirs, and other bodies of surface water. These gauges provide a visual indication of water level, and are designed for high accuracy and excellent readability.

Each gauge is constructed of iron for maximum survivability in extreme environmental conditions. A special porcelain enamel coats each staff gauge, protecting the instruments from rust and discoloration. Under normal conditions, the gauge will last for many years. All gauges are accurately graduated and are easily fastened to walls, piers, and other structures.
Notable Specifications:
  • Material: Iron with porcelain coating
  • Length: 40.75"
  • Width: 4.00"
  • Hole Spacing: 3.50" horizontal; 9.60" vertical
  • Large Number Size: 0.75" tall
  • Small Number Size: 0.25" tall
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USGS Style A Staff Gauges 801-001 USGS Style A staff gauge, 0.00-3.32 ft.
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USGS Style A Staff Gauges 801-002 USGS Style A staff gauge, 3.36-6.72 ft.
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USGS Style A Staff Gauges 801-003 USGS Style A staff gauge, 6.76-10.12 ft.
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USGS Style A Staff Gauges 801-004 USGS Style A staff gauge, 10.16-13.52 ft.
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USGS Style A Staff Gauges 801-005 USGS Style A staff gauge, 13.56-16.92 ft.
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USGS Style A Staff Gauges 801-006 USGS Style A staff gauge, 16.96-20.32 ft.
$39.00
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USGS Style A Staff Gauges 801-007 USGS Style A staff gauge, 20.36-23.72 ft.
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USGS Style A Staff Gauges 801-008 USGS Style A staff gauge, 23.76-27.12 ft.
$39.00
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USGS Style A Staff Gauges 801-009 USGS Style A staff gauge, 27.16-30.52 ft.
$39.00
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The USGS Style A Staff Gauges are 4 inches wide.

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