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  • USGS 01480700 East Branch Brandywine Creek near Downingtown, PA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    Station gage imageSTATION.--01480700 EAST BRANCH BRANDYWINE CREEK NEAR DOWNINGTOWN, PA
    LOCATION.--Lat 40`02'05", long 75`42'32", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, on right bank 20 ft downstream from bridge on Dowlin Forge Road, 200 ft east of State Highway 282, 0.4 mi downstream from Shamona Creek, 1.5 mi downstream from Marsh Creek, 2.0 mi upstream from Beaver Creek, and 2.2 mi north of Downingtown.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--60.6 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1965 to current year. Occasional low-flow measurements, water years 1948-57.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and water-quality monitor. Elevation of gage is 270 ft above sea level, from topographic map. Prior to July 30, 1966, non-recording gage at same site and datum. Satellite and landline tellemetry at station.
    GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
    Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit - 16.0 ft;
    Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
    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 and the U.S. Geological Survey through the Cooperative Water Program.
    This station managed by the PAWSC Exton Field Office.

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    All 3 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00065 Gage height 2014-04-24  2014-08-22
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-22
    63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2010-11-11  2014-08-22

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.09   08-22-2014  09:30 EDT
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 41   08-22-2014  09:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 22 based on 40 years of record more
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    Value Aug 22
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    13 26 30 41 54 55 313


    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: 3.3   08-22-2014  09:30 EDT
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