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USGS 01470779 Tulpehocken Creek near Bernville, PA


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LOCATION.--Lat 40`24'48", long 76`10'19", Berks County, Hydrologic Unit, 02040203, on left bank 30 ft downstream from bridge at Kricks Mill, 0.4 mi upstream from Mill Creek, and 3.5 mi west of Bernville.
DRAINAGE AREA.--70.4 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 1974 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage age, and water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 311.26 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (Pennsylvania Department of Transportation datum). Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.-- Affects from local pumping can be seen during summer low-flow.
Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit - 15.2 ft;
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
2017-10-01  2022-08-16
2007-10-01  2022-08-16
2007-10-01  2022-08-16


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