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  • USGS 01473900 Wissahickon Creek at Fort Washington, PA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01473900 Wissahickon Creek at Fort Washington, PA
    LOCATION.--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.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--40.8 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1961 to September 1968; June 2000 to current year.
    GAGE.--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.
    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.
    REMARKS.-- Calibration 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.
    COOPERATION.----Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware River Basin Commission.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Exton Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 8 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-01
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-04  2014-09-01
    00010 Temperature, water 2014-05-04  2014-09-01
    00095 Specific cond at 25C 2014-05-04  2014-09-01
    00300 Dissolved oxygen 2014-05-04  2014-09-01
    00400 pH 2014-05-04  2014-09-01
    63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2014-05-04  2014-09-01
    00301 Diss oxygen,%saturtn 2014-05-04  2014-09-01

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 32   09-01-2014  06:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 1 based on 22 years of record more
    Min
    (1963)
    25th
    percen-
    tile
    Median Mean Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Sep 1
    75th
    percen-
    tile
    Max
    (2011)
    4.9 12 26 29 32 39 95


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.31   09-01-2014  06:30 EDT
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    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 22.2   09-01-2014  06:30 EDT
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