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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
  
2016-12-05  2019-12-05
2009-10-01  2019-12-05
1990-10-31  2019-12-05
2007-10-01  2019-12-05
2018-10-01  2019-12-05
2007-10-01  2019-12-05







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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 6.9 12-05-2019   19:30 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 22.5 12-05-2019   19:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 5 based on 37 water years of record more
Min
(2002)
25th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Dec 5
Median 75th
percen-
tile
Mean Max
(1994)
10.5 19 22.5 23 34 41 557


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.25 12-05-2019   19:30 EST
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