--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.
--30.4 square miles.
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.
--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.
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
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.