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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 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 2000 to current year. September 1961 to March 1969; Annual maximum October 1969 to September 1979, at site and datum then in use.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 139.98 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. From September 1961 to March 1969, gage at present site, at datum 140.70 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. 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
  
00010 Temperature, water 2016-06-01  2016-09-29
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-09-29
00065 Gage height 2016-06-01  2016-09-29
00095 Specific cond at 25C 2016-06-01  2016-09-29
00300 Dissolved oxygen 2016-06-01  2016-09-29
00301 Diss oxygen,%saturtn 2016-06-01  2016-09-29
00400 pH 2016-06-01  2016-09-29
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2016-06-01  2016-09-29

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 17.2   09-29-2016   23:30 EDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 27   09-29-2016   23:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 29 based on 24 years of record more
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(1965)
25th
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Median Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Sep 29
75th
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Mean Max
(2004)
8.2 16 20 27 91 120 1780


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.28   09-29-2016   23:30 EDT
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