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USGS 01473900 Wissahickon Creek at Fort Washington, PA

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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  2014-08-01
00065 Gage height 2014-04-03  2014-08-01
00010 Temperature, water 2014-04-03  2014-08-01
00095 Specific cond at 25C 2014-04-03  2014-08-01
00300 Dissolved oxygen 2014-04-03  2014-08-01
00400 pH 2014-04-03  2014-08-01
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2014-04-03  2014-08-01
00301 Diss oxygen,%saturtn 2014-04-03  2014-08-01

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 21   08-01-2014  05:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 1 based on 21 years of record more
Min
(1965)
25th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Aug 1
Median 75th
percen-
tile
Mean Max
(2004)
6.6 14 21 23 78 103 1080


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.19   08-01-2014  05:30 EDT
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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 20.9   08-01-2014  05:30 EDT
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