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USGS 01480700 East Branch Brandywine Creek near Downingtown, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01480700 EAST BRANCH BRANDYWINE CREEK NEAR DOWNINGTOWN, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`02'05", long 75`42'32", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, on right bank 20 ft downstream from bridge on Dowlin Forge Road, 200 ft east of State Highway 282, 0.4 mi downstream from Shamona Creek, 1.5 mi downstream from Marsh Creek, 2.0 mi upstream from Beaver Creek, and 2.2 mi north of Downingtown.
DRAINAGE AREA.--60.6 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Occasional low-flow measurements, water years 1948-57. October 1965 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 270 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to July 30, 1966, non-recording gage at same site and datum. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated since November 1973 by Marsh Creek Reservoir (station 01480684) 1.9 mi upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit - 16.0 ft;
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
This station managed by the PAWSC Downingtown Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
1990-10-01  2021-09-26
2007-10-01  2021-09-26
2010-11-11  2021-09-26







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 96.3 09-26-2021   21:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 26 based on 47 water years of record more
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(2002)
25th
percen-
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Median Mean 75th
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Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Sep 26
Max
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15.5 26 35 74 92 96.3 338


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.37 09-26-2021   21:30 EDT
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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: 6.9 09-26-2021   21:30 EDT
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