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  • USGS 01470960 Tulpehocken Cr at Blue Marsh Damsite near Reading

      Stream Site

    DESCRIPTION:
    Latitude 40°22'14",   Longitude 76°01'32"   NAD27
    Berks County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02040203
    Drainage area: 175 square miles
    Contributing drainage area: 175 square miles,
    Datum of gage: 230.06 feet above   NGVD29.
    AVAILABLE DATA:
    Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
     Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-08-30  
     Daily Data
        Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1968-10-01  2004-09-30  32731 
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1965-05-01  2014-08-29  18018 
        Gage height, feet  1999-10-01  2014-08-29  5418 
        Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius  1973-05-20  1975-09-30  617 
        pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units  1973-05-20  1973-09-30  113 
        Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1973-05-20  1976-05-31  1108 
        Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1973-05-20  1976-05-31  1108 
     Daily Statistics 
        Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1968-10-01  2004-09-30 10901 
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1965-05-01  2014-05-18 17915 
        Gage height, feet  1999-10-01  2014-05-18 5316 
        Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1973-05-20  1976-05-31 1108 
        Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1973-05-20  1976-05-31 1108 
     Monthly Statistics 
        Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1968-10  2004-09  
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1965-05  2014-05  
        Gage height, feet  1999-10  2014-05  
        Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1973-05  1976-05  
        Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1973-05  1976-05  
     Annual Statistics 
        Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1969  2004  
        Discharge, cubic feet per second  1965  2014  
        Gage height, feet  2000  2014  
        Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1973  1976  
        Suspended sediment discharge, tons per day  1973  1976  
     Peak streamflow 1965-07-05  2013-07-23  49 
     Field measurements 1965-05-05  2014-08-19  448 
     Field/Lab water-quality samples 1972-06-14  2004-08-24  299 

    Additional Data Sources

    Begin Date

    End Date

    Count
     Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1985-10-10  2007-09-30  324608 
     Annual Water-Data Report (pdf)  **offsite** 2006  2013  8 
    OPERATION:
    Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
    Email questions about this site to Pennsylvania Water Science Center Water-Data Inquiries
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    STATION.--01470960 TULPEHOCKEN CREEK AT BLUE MARSH DAMSITE NEAR READING, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 40`22'14", long 76`01'32", Berks County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on right bank 1.0 mi upstream from Rebers Bridge and Plum Creek, 1.0 mi east of Blue Marsh, 3.0 mi north of Sinking Spring, and 5.5 mi northeast of Reading. Water-quality sampling site at Rebers Bridge 1.0 mi downstream.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--175 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 1965 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 230.06 ft above sea level (Western Berks Water Authority datum). Prior to Nov. 25, 1974, water-stage recorder at site 0.3 mi downstream at same datum.
    COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.