--01467087 FRANKFORD CREEK AT CASTOR AVENUE,
--Lat 40`00'57", long
75`05'50", Philadelphia County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on
left bank at upstream side of Castor Avenue bridge, and 2.8 mi upstream
from mouth in northeast Philadelphia.
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.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--July 1982 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor and
concrete control. Datum of gage is 16.56 ft above National Geodetic
Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS:
Action stage-6 ft; Flood stage-7 ft;
Moderate flood stage-8 ft; Major flood stage-10 ft.
--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 through the Cooperative Water Program.