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  • USGS 01477000 Chester Creek near Chester, PA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01477000 CHESTER CREEK NEAR CHESTER, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 39`52'08", long 75`24'31", Delaware County, Hydrologic Unit 02040202, on right bank 30 ft downstream from bridge on Dutton Mill Road, and 3.0 mi northwest of Chester.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--61.1 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1931 to current year. Monthly discharges only for some periods, published in WSP 1302.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 23.41 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (Penn Central Railroad datum). Prior to June 27, 1966, water-stage recorder at site 50 ft upstream, and June 28, 1966, to Oct. 4, 1967, nonrecording gage 150 ft upstream, all at same datum.
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 24.0 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 24.4 ft;
    Supplied by NWS: Action stage-7 ft; Flood stage-8 ft; Moderate flood stage-10 ft, at 10.5 ft, flood damage begins in the city of Chester; Major flood stage-14 ft.
    COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Delaware River Basin Commission, and the U.S. Geological Survey through the Cooperative Water Program and the National Streamflow Information Program.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Exton Field Office.

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    00065 Gage height 2014-05-04  2014-09-01
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-01

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 3.29   09-01-2014  03:15 EDT
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 206   09-01-2014  03:15 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 1 based on 82 years of record more
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    9.8 26 36 47 53 206 303