--01470960 TULPEHOCKEN CREEK AT BLUE MARSH
DAMSITE NEAR READING, PA
--Lat 40`22'14", long
76`01'32", Berks County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on right
bank 1.0 mi upstream from Rebers Bridge and Plum Creek, 1.0 mi east of
Blue Marsh, 3.0 mi north of Sinking Spring, and 5.5 mi northeast of
Reading. Water-quality sampling site at Rebers Bridge 1.0 mi
--175 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--May 1965 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage and
water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 230.06 ft above National
Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (Western Berks Water Authority datum).
Prior to Nov. 25, 1974, water-stage recorder at site 0.3 mi downstream
at same datum. Satellite and land-line telemetry at station.
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia
--Flow regulated since April 1979 by Blue
Marsh Lake (station 01470870), 0.8 mi upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
|The 15-minute water-quality data for this station are
temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Time series
data will NOT be available for retrieval following the 120-day
display period. Instrumentation is routinely inspected and
calibrated. However, other quality assurance measures are not
performed that would make the data acceptable for archival,
retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 24.5 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 26.7 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: No flood stage has been determined
for this station.