Funding for this site is provided by:
--01472810 EAST BRANCH PERKIOMEN CREEK NEAR
--Lat 40`15'31", long
75`25'45", Montgomery County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on
left bank 600 ft upstream from Bergey's Mill bridge, and 2.0 mi
east of Schwenksville.
--58.7 square miles, not including
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--January 1991 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Elevation of gage is 150 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of
1929, from topographic map. Satellite telemetry at station.
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the Delaware River Basin Commission.
--Stream has received pumpage from Bradshaw
Reservoir since August 1989. Peak flows are unregulated. Irrigation
pond for the county golf course 300 ft upstream also occasionally draw
water from the creek.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS:
--Action stage-7 ft; Flood stage-8 ft;
Moderate flood stage-10 ft; Major flood stage-12 ft.