--01473169 VALLEY CREEK AT PENNSYLVANIA
TURNPIKE BRIDGE NEAR VALLEY FORGE, PA
--Lat 40`04'45", long
75`27'40", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040202, on right
bank 100 ft upstream from Pennsylvania turnpike bridge, 0.9 mi
downstream from Little Valley Creek, and near Valley Forge.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1982 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor and
climatological sensor. Satellite telemetry at station. Datum of gage is
108.62 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 24.2 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 24.8 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: No flood stage has been determined
for this station.
--The equipment used to measure precipitation
amounts is not heated. Values displayed during periods of freezing
temperatures will be inaccurate.
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by Chester County Water Resources Authority, the
U.S. National Park Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey through the
Cooperative Water Program.