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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 01473900 Wissahickon Creek at Fort Washington, PA

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 40°07'26",   Longitude 75°13'13"   NAD27
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02040203
Drainage area: 40.8 square miles
Datum of gage: 139.98 feet above   NGVD29.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2000-06-02  2024-07-17  
 Daily Data
    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius  2023-09-30  2024-07-16  570 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1961-09-01  2024-07-16  11581 
    Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius  2023-09-30  2024-07-16  570 
    Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter  2023-09-30  2024-07-16  564 
    pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units  2023-09-30  2024-07-16  570 
    Turbidity, water, unfiltered, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +-2.5 degrees, formazin nephelometric units (FNU)  2023-09-30  2024-07-16  570 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1963-10-04  1968-09-29  493 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1963-10-04  1968-09-29  492 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1961-09-01  2024-02-26 11440 
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1963-10-04  1968-09-29 493 
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1963-10-04  1968-09-29 492 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1961-09  2024-02  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1963-10  1968-09  
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1963-10  1968-09  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1961  2024  
    Suspended sediment concentration, milligrams per liter  1964  1968  
    Suspended sediment discharge, short tons per day  1964  1968  
 Peak streamflow 1962-03-12  2023-05-01  43 
 Field measurements 1961-08-23  2024-06-10  313 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1962-04-10  2024-03-06  253 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2023  18 
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