--01480400 BIRCH RUN NEAR WAGONTOWN,
--Lat 40`01'38", long
75`50'43", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, on right
bank 15 ft upstream from SR 4005, 0.2 mi upstream of mouth, 0.6 mi
downstream from Chambers Lake, and 1.1 mi northwest of Wagontown.
--4.55 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--February 1995 to current
--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor,
crest-stage gage, and concrete control. Elevation of gage is 506 ft
above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
Satellite telemetry at station.
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by Chester County.
--Flow regulated by Chambers Lake (station
01480399) 0.6 mi upstream. Satellite and landline telemetry at
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
11.6 ft, approx 9.5 ft, Lion's Head Road low point at gage.
Supplied by NWS
: No flood stage has been determined
for this station.