--01472199 WEST BRANCH PERKIOMEN CREEK AT
--Lat 40`22'26", long
75`31'22", Montgomery County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on
left bank 0.3 mi downstream from bridge on private road, and 0.5 mi
north of Hillegass.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1981 to current year. Prior
to October 1992, published as "Northwest Branch".
--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 290.00
ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite and
land-line telemetry at station.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 13.2 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 17.2 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-4 ft; Flood stage-5 ft;
Moderate flood stage-6 ft; Major flood stage-8 ft.
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the Delaware River Basin Commission.