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--01465200 NESHAMINY CREEK AT PENNS PARK,
--Lat 40`15'07", long
75`00'31", Bucks County, Hydrologic Unit 02040201, on left
bank at bridge over Main Stem of Neshaminy Creek on Second Street Pike
(Rt 232) at Penns Park.
--170 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 2001 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 120 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929,
from topographic map. Satellite and landline telemetry at
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Bucks County
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
24.7 ft, approx 20.0 ft - low point of Rte 232 near gage
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-12 ft, at 11 ft, water
begins to overflow the lowest banks, on both sides of creek, into
adjacent wooded areas; Flood stage-13 ft, flooding begins on Bridle
Drive in Middletown Twp; at 14.5 ft, Rte 413, nr Bridgetown Pike in
Middletown Twp is subject to closures due to flooding; Moderate flood
stage-16 ft, widespread flooding occurs on Bridle Drive in Middletown
Twp; road becomes impassable; at 17 ft, Periwinkle Dr. in Middletown
Twp begins to flood. Flooding also possible downstream in Croyden
section of Bristol Twp; Major flood stage-18 ft, residential properties
are flooded on Bridle Drive. Flooding also occurs on Business US 1 in
Middletown Twp nr Rising Sun Ave. Flooding also possible further
downstream in the Croyden section of Bristol Twp, especially when
Delaware Rvr tides are high.