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[!] During cold weather, stage and discharge values may be affected by ice at some streamgages. Streamgages experiencing ice conditions will have the discharge record temporarily disabled to prevent the display of erroneous discharge values. Display of discharge record will resume when it is determined that ice conditions are no longer present. Adjustment of data affected by ice can only be done after detailed analysis.




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 square miles.
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.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware River Basin Commission.
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.
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.
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  2015-03-04
00065 Gage height 2014-11-04  2015-03-04
00010 Temperature, water 2014-11-04  2014-12-04
00095 Specific cond at 25C 2014-11-04  2014-12-04
00300 Dissolved oxygen 2014-11-04  2014-12-28
00400 pH 2014-11-04  2014-12-04
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2014-11-04  2014-12-04
00301 Diss oxygen,%saturtn 2014-11-04  2014-12-04

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: Ice   03-04-2015  03:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Mar 4 based on 22 years of record more
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Value Mar 4
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(1968)
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Median Mean 75th
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Max
(2010)
Ice 25 44 58 76 78 236


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.70   03-04-2015  03:30 EST
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