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  • USGS 01473169 Valley Creek at PA Turnpike Br near Valley Forge

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01473169 VALLEY CREEK AT PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE BRIDGE NEAR VALLEY FORGE, PA
    LOCATION.--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.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--20.8 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1982 to current year.
    GAGE.--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.
    REMARKS.--The equipment used to measure precipitation amounts is not heated. Values displayed during periods of freezing temperatures will be inaccurate.
    COOPERATION.--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.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Exton Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 4 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-02  2014-08-30
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-30
    63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2007-10-01  2014-08-30
    00045 Precipitation 2007-10-01  2014-08-30

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 3.13   08-30-2014  09:30 EDT
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 16   08-30-2014  09:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 30 based on 31 years of record more
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    9.4 14 16 17 27 30 113