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USGS 01472157 French Creek near Phoenixville, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01472157 FRENCH CREEK NEAR PHOENIXVILLE, PA
LOCATION.--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.
DRAINAGE AREA.--59.1 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1968 to current year.
GAGE.--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.
COOPERATION.--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. Geological Survey.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit - 17.0 ft, at 8 ft - approx low point Hoffecker Road across from gage.
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2016-10-01  2021-03-07
1990-10-01  2021-03-07
2007-10-01  2021-03-07
2007-10-01  2021-03-07
2018-03-08  2021-03-07
2018-03-08  2021-03-07







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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.4 03-07-2021   19:30 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 120 03-07-2021   19:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Mar 7 based on 52 water years of record more
Min
(2002)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Mar 7
Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(2011)
28.5 74 97 120 127 141 606


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.11 03-07-2021   19:30 EST
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Turbidity, water, unfiltered, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +-2.5 degrees, formazin nephelometric units (FNU)

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.9 03-07-2021   19:30 EST
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Suspended sediment load, water, unfiltered, computed, the product of regression-computed suspended sediment concentration and streamflow, short tons per day

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.60 03-07-2021   19:30 EST
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Suspended sediment concentration, water, unfiltered, estimated by regression equation, milligrams per liter

Most recent instantaneous value: 8.0 03-07-2021   19:30 EST
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