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  • USGS 01480617 West Branch Brandywine Creek at Modena, PA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01480617 WEST BRANCH BRANDYWINE CREEK AT MODENA, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 39`57'42", long 75`48'06", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, on left bank at bridge on SR 15068 at Modena, and 300 ft upstream from Dennis Run.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--55.0 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1970 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, water-quality monitor, and climatological sensor. Elevation of gage is 262.52 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Satellite telemetry at station.
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by NWS: Action stage-7.5 ft; Flood stage-9 ft; Moderate flood stage-10 ft; Major flood stage-12 ft.
    COOPERATION.--Records of diversion provided by the City of Coatesville. Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Chester County Water Resources Authority, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources, and the U.S. Geological Survey through the Cooperative Water Program.
    REMARKS.-- Water-quality data collection discontinued during winter months since the 1981 water year. Other interruptions in the record were due to malfunctions of the equipment.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Exton Field Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 8 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-30
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-02  2014-08-30
    00095 Specific cond at 25C 2007-10-01  2014-08-30
    00400 pH 2007-10-01  2014-08-30
    00010 Temperature, water 2007-10-01  2014-08-30
    00300 Dissolved oxygen 2007-10-01  2014-08-30
    00045 Precipitation 2007-10-01  2014-08-30
    63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2007-10-01  2014-08-30

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 24   08-30-2014  03:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 30 based on 44 years of record more
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    (1995)
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    Value Aug 30
    Median Mean 75th
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    Max
    (1979)
    14 23 24 33 44 55 138


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.97   08-30-2014  03:30 EDT
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    Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 444   08-30-2014  03:30 EDT
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    pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units

    Most recent instantaneous value: 7.8   08-30-2014  03:30 EDT
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    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 18.8   08-30-2014  03:30 EDT
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    Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter

    Most recent instantaneous value: 8.3   08-30-2014  03:30 EDT
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    Precipitation, total, inches

    Most recent instantaneous value: 0.00   08-30-2014  03:30 EDT
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    Turbidity, water, unfiltered, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +-2.5 degrees, formazin nephelometric units (FNU)

    Most recent instantaneous value: 4.1   08-30-2014  03:30 EDT
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