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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 400229075104601 PH 1043 Philadelphia County Observation Well


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STATION.--400229075104601 PHILADELPHIA COUNTY, local well number PH1043
LOCATION.--Lat 40`02'29.3", long 75`10'45.6", Hydrologic Unit 02040203, at Germantown Mennonite Trust near intersection of Germantown Avenue and Pastorius Street.
OWNER.--Privately owned.
AQUIFER.--Wissahickon Formation.
WELL CHARACTERISTICS.--Stone lined dug well, depth 18.6 ft. Upper casing diameter 60.0 in, top of first opening undefined, bottom of last opening undefined.
INSTRUMENTATION.--Data collection platform with 15-minute recording interval.
DATUM.--Elevation of land surface is 272 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988, from Lidar. Measuring point: 0.00 ft above land surface datum.
REMARKS.--Daily maximum, minimum, and mean water levels since September 2012 are available from the U.S. Geological Survey Pennsylvania Water Science Center Office.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 2011 to current year.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the City of Philadelphia Water Department and the U.S. Geological Survey.
This station managed by the PAWSC Downingtown Field Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
2012-09-05  2024-04-22


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