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--01480617 WEST BRANCH BRANDYWINE CREEK AT
--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
--55.0 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--January 1970 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage,
water-quality monitor, and Pluvio precipitation gage. Elevation of gage
is 262.52 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Satellite
telemetry at station.
--Records of diversion were 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 and the U.S.
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.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS:
Data Transmitter Operational Limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-7.5 ft; Flood stage-9
ft; Moderate flood stage-10 ft; Major flood stage-12 ft.