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[!] Over the next year, the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center will be updating the geodetic vertical elevation (gage datum) for many locations. Click HERE for additional information including a current list of streamgages with upcoming datum changes. This update in gage datum does not affect the location of the streamgage, nor the observed local gage height or discharge recorded at the streamgage.

USGS 01472198 Perkiomen Creek at East Greenville, PA


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The control for this site is undergoing modification beginning February 7, 2022. The monitored pool will partially recede and the recorded stage will be lower than historic values. The computed discharge will not be available until sufficient field data is gathered to re-establish a new stage-discharge relationship.
LOCATION.--Lat 40`23'38", long 75`30'57", Montgomery County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on right bank 100 ft upstream from bridge on Church Road, 0.9 mi upstream from Molasses Creek, and 1.0 mi southwest of East Greenville.
DRAINAGE AREA.--38.0 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1981 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 286.50 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to February 7, 2022, gage included broad-crested concrete control at datum 2.0 ft higher. Satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware River Basin Commission.
Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit - 22.1 ft;
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-3 ft; Flood stage-4 ft, at 4.25 ft, Water Street is closed between Rte 29 and State Street; Moderate flood stage-7 ft; Major flood stage-9 ft.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
1981-08-24  2022-08-08


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