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  • USGS 01465798 Poquessing Creek at Grant Ave. at Philadelphia, PA

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01465798 POQUESSING CREEK AT GRANT AVENUE, PHILADELPHIA, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 40`03'25", long 74`59'08", Philadelphia County, Hydrologic Unit 02040202, on right bank 600 ft upstream from Interstate Highway 95, 3,000 ft upstream from mouth, and in northeast Philadelphia.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--21.4 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1965 to current year. Records for 1971-74 published in WDR PA-81-1.
    REVISED RECORD.--WDR PA-86-1: 1985
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor, crest-stage gage, and concrete low-water control. Datum of gage is 2.68 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 13.5 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 14.0 ft;
    Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
    COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the City of Philadelphia, Water Department and the U. S. Geological Survey thorugh the Cooperative Water Program.
    REMARKS.--Flow occasionally affected by tide. Calibration of water-quality instrumentation is conducted exclusively by Philadelphia Water Department personnel with USGS oversight. Erroneous or missing data, resulting from instrument malfunction, are not the responsibility of USGS.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Exton Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 8 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2009-01-28  2014-08-27
    00065 Gage height 2014-04-29  2014-08-27
    00010 Temperature, water 2014-04-29  2014-08-27
    00095 Specific cond at 25C 2014-04-29  2014-08-27
    00400 pH 2014-04-29  2014-08-27
    63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2014-04-29  2014-08-27
    00300 Dissolved oxygen 2014-04-29  2014-08-27
    00301 Diss oxygen,%saturtn 2014-04-29  2014-08-27

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 5.3   08-27-2014  22:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 27 based on 49 years of record more
    Min
    (2002)
    25th
    percen-
    tile
    Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Aug 27
    Median 75th
    percen-
    tile
    Mean Max
    (1971)
    0.74 5.0 5.3 7.5 25 76 1190


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.73   08-27-2014  22:30 EDT
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    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 23.6   08-27-2014  22:30 EDT
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