Funding for this site is provided by:
--01472157 FRENCH CREEK NEAR PHOENIXVILLE,
--Lat 40`09'05", long
75`36'06", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on right
bank 70 ft downstream from two-span county bridge on French Creek Road,
4.5 mi northwest of Phoenixville, and 7.3 mi upstream from mouth.
--59.1 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1968 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor and
crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 160 ft above National Geodetic
Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Nov. 7, 1968,
non-recording gage at site 70 ft upstream at same datum. Satellite
telemetry at station.
--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.
-- Data can be affected by localized
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
17.0 ft, at 8 ft - approx low point Hoffecker Road across from
Supplied by NWS
: No flood stage has been determined
for this station.