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  • USGS 01480870 East Branch Brandywine Creek below Downingtown, PA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01480870 EAST BRANCH BRANDYWINE CREEK BELOW DOWNINGTOWN, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 39`58'07", long 75`40'25", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, on left bank at downstream side of Sugars Bridge (U.S. Highway 322), 2,000 ft upstream from Valley Creek, 1.5 mi north of Marshallton, and 3.3 mi southeast of Downingtown.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--89.9 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--February 1972 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, water-quality monitor, and climatological sensor. Elevation of gage is 195 ft above sea level, from topographic map. Feb. 1 to Apr. 10, and June 25 to Nov. 17, 1972, non-recording gage at same site and datum. Satellite and land-line telemetry at station.
    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.
    COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by Chester County Water Resources Authority and the U.S. Geological Survey through the Cooperative Water Program.
    REMARKS.-- Water-quality data collection discontinued during winter months since the 1981 water year. Other interruptions in the record were due to malfunctions of the equipment.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Exton Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 8 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-27
    00065 Gage height 2014-04-29  2014-08-27
    00095 Specific cond at 25C 2007-10-01  2014-08-27
    00400 pH 2007-10-01  2014-08-27
    00010 Temperature, water 2007-10-01  2014-08-27
    00300 Dissolved oxygen 2007-10-01  2014-08-27
    00045 Precipitation 2007-10-01  2014-08-27
    63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2007-10-01  2014-08-27

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    Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 378   08-27-2014  16:45 EDT
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    pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units

    Most recent instantaneous value: 8.1   08-27-2014  16:45 EDT
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    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 23.4   08-27-2014  16:45 EDT
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    Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter

    Most recent instantaneous value: 10.3   08-27-2014  16:45 EDT
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