--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.
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.
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.
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.
----Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the Delaware River Basin Commission.