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 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1961 to current year.
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.
GAGE.--Water-quality monitor since December 1961.
Probes interfaced with a data collection platform since 1986.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the Delaware River Basin Commission and the U.S.
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.
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: 27.8 07-30-2015 11:30 EDT