Funding for this site is provided by:
--01480700 EAST BRANCH BRANDYWINE CREEK NEAR
--Lat 40`02'05", long
75`42'32", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, on right
bank 20 ft downstream from bridge on Dowlin Forge Road, 200 ft east of
State Highway 282, 0.4 mi downstream from Shamona Creek, 1.5 mi
downstream from Marsh Creek, 2.0 mi upstream from Beaver Creek, and 2.2
mi north of Downingtown.
--60.6 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--Occasional low-flow measurements,
water years 1948-57. October 1965 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 270 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929,
from topographic map. Prior to July 30, 1966, non-recording gage at
same site and datum. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection
and the U.S. Geological Survey.
--Flow regulated since November 1973 by Marsh
Creek Reservoir (station 01480684) 1.9 mi upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: No flood stage has been determined
for this station.