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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  2014-10-21  
 Daily Data
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  1968-10-01  2004-09-30  32731 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1965-05-01  2014-10-20  18070 
    Gage height, feet  1999-10-01  2014-10-20  5470 
    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  2014-09-18  449 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1972-06-14  2004-08-24  299 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2013  8 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

Count
 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1985-10-10  2007-09-30  324608 
OPERATION:
Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
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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.