--01472157 FRENCH CREEK NEAR PHOENIXVILLE,
--Lat 40`09'05", long
75`36'06", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on right
bank 70 ft downstream from two-span county bridge on French Creek Road,
4.5 mi northwest of Phoenixville, and 7.3 mi upstream from mouth.
--59.1 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1968 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor and
crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 160 ft above National Geodetic
Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Nov. 7, 1968,
non-recording gage at site 70 ft upstream at same datum. Satellite
telemetry at station.
--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.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 16.3 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 17.0 ft, at 8 ft - approx low point Hoffecker Road
across from gage.
Supplied by NWS
: No flood stage has been determined
for this station.