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USGS 01473169 Valley Creek at PA Turnpike Br near Valley Forge

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 40°04'45",   Longitude 75°27'40"   NAD27
Chester County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02040203
Drainage area: 20.8 square miles
Contributing drainage area: 20.8 square miles,
Datum of gage: 108.62 feet above   NGVD29.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2014-10-23  
 Daily Data
    Precipitation, total, inches  2005-10-01  2014-10-22  3274 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1982-10-01  2014-10-22  11710 
    Turbidity, water, unfiltered, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +-2.5 degrees, formazin nephelometric units (FNU)  2007-10-01  2014-10-21  9984 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1982-10-01  2014-08-20 11647 
    Turbidity, water, unfiltered, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +-2.5 degrees, formazin nephelometric units (FNU)  2007-10-01  2013-10-28 2144 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1982-10  2014-08  
    Turbidity, water, unfiltered, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +-2.5 degrees, formazin nephelometric units (FNU)  2007-10  2013-10  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1983  2014  
    Turbidity, water, unfiltered, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +-2.5 degrees, formazin nephelometric units (FNU)  2008  2014  
 Peak streamflow 1983-03-21  2013-08-13  31 
 Field measurements 1982-10-15  2014-10-22  282 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1984-08-22  2014-10-21  1489 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2013  8 

Additional Data Sources

Begin Date

End Date

Count
 Instantaneous-Data Archive  **offsite** 1990-10-31  2007-09-30  524454 
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.--01473169 VALLEY CREEK AT PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE BRIDGE NEAR VALLEY FORGE, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`04'45", long 75`27'40", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040202, on right bank 100 ft upstream from Pennsylvania turnpike bridge, 0.9 mi downstream from Little Valley Creek, and near Valley Forge.
DRAINAGE AREA.--20.8 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1982 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 108.62 ft above sea level.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by Chester County and the U.S. Geological Survey.