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--01467087 FRANKFORD CREEK AT CASTOR AVENUE,
--Lat 40`00'57", long
75`05'50", Philadelphia County, Hydrologic Unit 02040202, on
left bank at upstream side of Castor Avenue bridge, and 2.8 mi upstream
from mouth in northeast Philadelphia.
--30.4 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--July 1982 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor and
concrete control. Datum of gage is 16.56 ft above National Geodetic
Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
--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.
specific conductance, dissolved oxygen, and pH instrumentation is
conducted exclusively by Philadelphia Water Department personnel with
USGS oversight. Erroneous or missing data, resulting from instrument
malfunction, are not the responsibility of USGS.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS:
Action stage-6 ft; Flood stage-7 ft;
Moderate flood stage-8 ft; Major flood stage-10 ft.