--01473900 Wissahickon Creek at Fort
--Lat 40 07'26", long 75
13'13", Montgomery County, Hydrologic unit 02040203, on left
bank of downstream side of bridge on State Highway 73, 0.5 mi
downstream from Sandy Run, and 1 mi south of Fort Washington.
--40.8 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--September 1961 to September 1968;
June 2000 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder and water-quality monitor.
Datum of gage is 140 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929,
from topographic map. Satellite telemetry at station.
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the Delaware River Basin Commission.
of 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 of USGS.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
17.9 ft, at 12.9 ft, road overflow begins.
Supplied by NWS
: No flood stage has been determined
for this station.