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[!] ICE EFFECTS ON STREAMFLOW -- During cold weather, ice effects on stage and discharge determinations at some streamgages are likely. Streamgages experiencing ice conditions will have the discharge record temporarily disabled to prevent the display of erroneous discharge values. The discharge record will resume when it is determined that ice conditions are no longer present. Adjustment of data for ice effects can only be done after detailed analysis.

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 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.
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  2016-02-07
00065 Gage height 2015-10-10  2016-02-07
00010 Temperature, water 2015-10-10  2015-12-09
00095 Specific cond at 25C 2015-10-10  2015-12-09
00300 Dissolved oxygen 2015-10-10  2016-02-04
00400 pH 2015-10-10  2015-12-09
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2015-10-10  2015-12-09
00301 Diss oxygen,%saturtn 2015-10-10  2016-02-04

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 97   02-07-2016  09:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Feb 7 based on 22 years of record more
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9.7 33 52 87 97 124 423

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Most recent instantaneous value: 2.76   02-07-2016  09:30 EST
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