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USGS 01480870 East Branch Brandywine Creek below Downingtown, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01480870 EAST BRANCH BRANDYWINE CREEK BELOW DOWNINGTOWN, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 39`58'07", long 75`40'25", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, on left bank at downstream side of Sugars Bridge (U.S. Highway 322), 2,000 ft upstream from Valley Creek, 1.5 mi north of Marshallton, and 3.3 mi southeast of Downingtown.
DRAINAGE AREA.--89.9 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--February 1972 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, water-quality monitor, and climatological sensor. Elevation of gage is 195 ft above sea level, from topographic map. Feb. 1 to Apr. 10, and June 25 to Nov. 17, 1972, non-recording gage at same site and datum. Satellite and land-line telemetry at station.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-6 ft; Flood stage-7 ft; Moderate flood stage-9 ft; Major flood stage-11 ft.
COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by Chester County Water Resources Authority 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  2014-09-21
00065 Gage height 2014-05-24  2014-09-21
00095 Specific cond at 25C 2007-10-01  2014-09-21
00400 pH 2007-10-01  2014-09-21
00010 Temperature, water 2007-10-01  2014-09-21
00300 Dissolved oxygen 2007-10-01  2014-09-21
00045 Precipitation 2007-10-01  2014-09-21
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2007-10-01  2014-09-21

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 43   09-21-2014  05:45 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 21 based on 40 years of record more
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(1980)
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25 38 43 60 98 124 470


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.72   09-21-2014  05:45 EDT
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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 16.7   09-21-2014  05:45 EDT
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