Warning: Javascript must be enabled to use all the features on this page!


Page Loading - Please Wait...

Click to hideNews Bulletins
  • Try our new Mobile-friendly water data site from your mobile device!
  • Full News RSS icon

  • USGS 01474000 Wissahickon Creek at Mouth, Philadelphia, PA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

    Click to hidestation-specific text

    Station gage imageSTATION.--01474000 WISSAHICKON CREEK AT MOUTH, PHILADELPHIA, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 40`00'54", long 75`12'24", Philadelphia County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on left bank 100 ft upstream from dam at Ridge Avenue, 750 ft upstream from mouth, and 1,000 ft northwest of Gustine Lake in Philadelphia.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--64.0 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1897 to September 1903, January 1905 to July 1906, October 1965 to current year. Prior to October 1965, records furnished by Department of Public Works, City of Philadelphia. Records for 1971-74 published in WDR PA-81-1. Prior to October 1965, published as "near Philadelphia".
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor, concrete control, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 26.41 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to October 1965, water-stage recorder at about same site and datum. Satellite telemetry at station.
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 12.6 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 13.3 ft;
    Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
    REMARKS.-- Real-time water-quality data at this station are temporarily unavailable but will resume once technical difficulties are resolved. Data are being recorded at the station and stored for future availability.
    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.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the City of Philadelphia Water Department and the U.S. Geological Survey through the Cooperative Water Program.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Exton Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 8 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-03  2014-08-31
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-31
    00010 Temperature, water 2014-05-03  2014-08-31
    00095 Specific cond at 25C 2014-05-03  2014-08-31
    00300 Dissolved oxygen 2014-05-03  2014-08-31
    00400 pH 2014-05-03  2014-08-31
    63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2014-05-03  2014-08-31
    00301 Diss oxygen,%saturtn 2014-05-03  2014-08-31

    Graph
    Graph w/ stats
    Graph w/o stats
    Graph w/ (up to 3) parms
    Table
    Tab-separated
    Days  (7)
     

      -- or --
    Begin date
     

    End date
     

    Summary of all available data for this site
    Instantaneous-data availability statement


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.08   08-31-2014  04:00 EDT
    Graph of  Gage height, feet

    Add up to 2 more sites and replot for "Gage height, feet"

    ?
     Add site numbers


    Create presentation-quality / stand-alone graph.   Subscribe to WaterAlert      




    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 30   08-31-2014  04:00 EDT
    Graph of  Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Add up to 2 more sites and replot for "Discharge, cubic feet per second"

    ?
     Add site numbers


    Create presentation-quality / stand-alone graph.   Subscribe to WaterAlert      


    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 31 based on 48 years of record more
    Min
    (1966)
    Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Aug 31
    25th
    percen-
    tile
    Median Mean 75th
    percen-
    tile
    Max
    (2004)
    12 30 31 40 53 54 365


    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 20.8   08-31-2014  04:00 EDT
    Graph of  Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Add up to 2 more sites and replot for "Temperature, water, degrees Celsius"

    ?
     Add site numbers


    Create presentation-quality / stand-alone graph.   Subscribe to WaterAlert