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USGS 01473169 Valley Creek at PA Turnpike Br near Valley Forge

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01473169 VALLEY CREEK AT PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE BRIDGE NEAR VALLEY FORGE, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`04'45", long 75`27'40", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on right bank 100 ft upstream from Pennsylvania turnpike bridge, 0.9 mi downstream from Little Valley Creek, and near Valley Forge.
DRAINAGE AREA.--20.8 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1982 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor and Pluvio precipitation gage. Satellite telemetry at station. Datum of gage is 108.62 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station provided by Chester County Water Resources Authority, the U.S. National Park Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--Intermittent pumpage from quarry upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 24.2 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 24.8 ft;
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
This station managed by the PAWSC Downingtown Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2016-11-18  2019-11-18
2009-10-01  2019-11-18
1990-10-31  2019-11-18
2007-10-01  2019-11-18
2018-10-01  2019-11-18
2007-10-01  2019-11-18







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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 8.9 11-18-2019   18:30 EST
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Precipitation, total, inches

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.00 11-18-2019   18:30 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 20.7 11-18-2019   18:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 18 based on 37 water years of record more
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(2002)
25th
percen-
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Most Recent
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Median Mean 75th
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tile
Max
(2003)
9.20 16 20.7 21 25 27 65.2


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.22 11-18-2019   18:30 EST
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Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 829 11-18-2019   18:30 EST
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Turbidity, water, unfiltered, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +-2.5 degrees, formazin nephelometric units (FNU)

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.2 11-18-2019   18:30 EST
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