Funding for this site is provided by:
--01471000 TULPEHOCKEN CREEK NEAR READING,
--Lat 40`22'08", long
75`58'46", Berks County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on right
bank 15 ft upstream from covered bridge on Township Route 921, 1.0 mi
downstream from Cacoosing Creek, 2.5 mi upstream from mouth, and 3.5 mi
northwest of town square in Reading.
--211 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1950 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 216.60 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia
District and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental
--Flow regulated since April 1979 by Blue
Marsh Lake (station 01470870), 3.9 mi upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit): 16.6 ft; Data transmitter operational
limit: 17.4 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage: 9 ft; Flood stage: 10.5
ft; Moderate flood stage: 12 ft; Major flood stage: 14 ft;