USGS 01477050 Delaware River at Chester, PA
STATION.--01477050 DELAWARE RIVER AT CHESTER, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 39`50'33", long
75`21'28", Delaware County, Hydrologic Unit 02040202, in the
pumping house of Kimberly-Clark Paper Company at Chester.
DRAINAGE AREA.--10,300 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1961 to current
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD.-- SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE:
October 1963 to current year. pH: January 1968 to current year. WATER
TEMPERATURE: December 1961 to current year. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: December
1961 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION.--Water-quality monitor since December
1961. Probes interfaced with a data collection platform since
REMARKS.--Prior to April 1981 sampling site located at
auxiliary tidal-gaging station at the end of Reynolds Aluminum Company
pier, 0.5 mi downstream from Chester Creek in Chester (latitude
39`50'12", longitude 75`22'00"). Data collection discontinued during winter
months. Other interruptions in the record were due to
malfunctions of the instrumentation.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the Delaware River Basin Commission and the U.S.
This station managed by the PAWSC Exton Field Office.
Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement
Most recent instantaneous value: 17.8 10-22-2014 00:30 EDT