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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 01477000 Chester Creek near Chester, PA

  Stream Site

Latitude 39°52'08",   Longitude 75°24'31"   NAD27
Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Hydrologic Unit 02040202
Drainage area: 61.1 square miles
Datum of gage: 23.41 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    1990-10-01  2024-07-13  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1931-10-01  2024-07-12  33889 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1931-10-01  2024-06-03 33588 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1931-10  2024-06  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1932  2024  
 Peak streamflow 1932-03-28  2019-08-07  88 
 Field measurements 1931-04-02  2024-06-04  928 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1972-12-06  1976-08-23  13 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2023  17 
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