--01480300 WEST BRANCH BRANDYWINE CREEK NEAR
HONEY BROOK, PA
--Lat 40`04'22", long
75`51'40", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, on right
bank on upstream side of bridge on SR 15185 at Birdell, 0.4 mi
downstream from Two Log Run, and 3.0 mi southeast of Honey Brook.
--18.7 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--June 1960 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage,
water-quality monitor, and climatological sensor. Datum of gage is
591.20 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite and
land-line telemetry at station.
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection,
Chester County Water Resources Authority, and the U.S. Geological
Survey through the Cooperative Water Program.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by NWS:
Action stage-6 ft; Flood stage-7 ft;
Moderate flood stage-9 ft; Major flood stage-11 ft.