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Water-Year Summary for Site 01464720

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 40°17'17", long 75°12'15" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Bucks County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02040201, on right bank 250 ft upstream from Route 202 bridge in Chalfont, and 0.6 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 31.5 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR PA-99-1: 1993-98(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1990 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 250 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION - Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Bucks County Commissioners, North Wales Water Authority, and the North Penn Water Authority.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by Lake Galena (Peace Valley Reservoir) 1.8 mi upstream, drainage area 15.8 mi², normal pool capacity 6,539 acre-ft. Record of diversions were provided to the USGS by Forest Park Water Company and filed with the Water Science Center through Water Year 2016. Records for water year 2014-2021 are fair except for estimated discharge, which is poor.