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USGS 01467087 Frankford Creek at Castor Ave, Philadelphia, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01467087 FRANKFORD CREEK AT CASTOR AVENUE, PHILADELPHIA, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`00'57", long 75`05'50", Philadelphia County, Hydrologic Unit 02040202, on left bank at upstream side of Castor Avenue bridge, and 2.8 mi upstream from mouth in northeast Philadelphia.
DRAINAGE AREA.--30.4 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1982 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor and concrete control. Datum of gage is 16.56 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite 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 City of Philadelphia, Water Department and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--Calibration of specific conductance, dissolved oxygen, and pH instrumentation is conducted exclusively by Philadelphia Water Department personnel with USGS oversight. Erroneous or missing data, resulting from instrument malfunction, are not the responsibility of USGS.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-6 ft; Flood stage-7 ft; Moderate flood stage-8 ft; Major flood stage-10 ft.
This station managed by the PAWSC Downingtown Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2018-10-01  2019-11-19
1990-10-19  2019-11-19
2007-10-01  2019-11-19
2019-02-14  2019-11-19
2019-07-23  2019-11-19
2019-07-23  2019-11-19
2019-07-23  2019-11-19
2016-11-19  2019-11-19
2019-07-23  2019-11-19







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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 6.3 11-19-2019   23:00 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 15.6 11-19-2019   23:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 19 based on 37 water years of record more
Min
(2002)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Nov 19
75th
percen-
tile
Mean Max
(2016)
4.03 9.0 12 15.6 20 35 421


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.58 11-19-2019   23:00 EST
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Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 797 11-19-2019   23:00 EST
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Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter

Most recent instantaneous value: 9.6 11-19-2019   23:00 EST
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Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, percent of saturation

Most recent instantaneous value: 78 11-19-2019   23:00 EST
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pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units

Most recent instantaneous value: 7.4 11-19-2019   23:00 EST
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Barometric pressure (BP), uncorrected, pounds per square inch

Most recent instantaneous value: 14.6500 11-19-2019   23:00 EST
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Photosynthetically active radiation (average flux density on a horizontal surface during measurement interval), micromoles of photons per square meter per second

Most recent instantaneous value: -3.0 11-19-2019   23:00 EST
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