USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01467086 TACONY CREEK ABOVE ADAMS AVENUE, PHILADELPHIA, PA
LOCATION - Lat 40°02'47", long 75°06'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Philadelphia County, PA, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on left bank 20 ft upstream from dam, and 120 ft upstream from Adams Avenue bridge in north Philadelphia.
DRAINAGE AREA - 16.7 mi².
- WDR-US-2009: 2008. WDR-US-2006-2010 (P). WDR PA-76-1: 1974.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1965 to September 1986, September 2005 to current year. Records for 1971-74 published in WDR PA-81-1. Water year 1970 published as station 01467084, Tacony Creek at County Line, Philadelphia. Published as station 01467086 Tacony Creek at County Line, Philadelphia from June 1974 to September 1979.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 61.11 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to June 1972, recording gage at site 1,600 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 the City of Philadelphia, Water Department and the U.S. Geological Survey.