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--01467048 PENNYPACK CREEK AT LOWER RHAWN
STREET BRIDGE, PHILADELPHIA, PA
--Lat 40`03'00", long
75`01'59", Philadelphia County, Hydrologic Unit 02040202, on
left bank at downstream side of footbridge pier, 400 ft downstream from
Lower Rhawn Street bridge, and 0.8 mi upstream from Wooden Bridge Run
--49.8 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--June 1965 to current year. Records
for 1971-74 published in WDR PA-81-1.
--WDR PA-81-1: 1974. WDR PA-89-1:
--Water-stage recorder and water-quality monitor.
Datum of gage is 21.27 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the City of Philadelphia, Water Department and the U.S.
of water-quality instrumentation is conducted exclusively by
Philadelphia Water Department personnel with USGS oversight. Erroneous
or missing data, resulting from instrument malfunction, are not the
responsibility of USGS.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Flood stage-7 ft; Moderate flood
stage-9 ft; Major flood stage-11 ft.