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[!] ICE EFFECTS ON STREAMFLOW -- During cold weather, stage and discharge values may be affected by ice at some streamgages. Streamgages experiencing ice conditions will have the discharge record temporarily disabled to prevent the display of erroneous discharge values. Display of discharge record will resume when it is determined that ice conditions are no longer present. Adjustment of data affected by ice can only be done after detailed analysis.



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USGS 01472157 French Creek near Phoenixville, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01472157 FRENCH CREEK NEAR PHOENIXVILLE, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`09'05", long 75`36'06", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on right bank 70 ft downstream from two-span county bridge on French Creek Road, 4.5 mi northwest of Phoenixville, and 7.3 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--59.1 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1968 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 160 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Nov. 7, 1968, non-recording gage at site 70 ft upstream at same datum. 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 Chester County Water Resources Authority and the U.S. Geological Survey.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 16.3 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 17.0 ft, at 8 ft - approx low point Hoffecker Road across from gage.
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

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2016-10-01  2020-01-28
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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 110 01-28-2020   23:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jan 29 based on 51 water years of record more
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(1981)
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13.0 48 70 110 114 123 840


Gage height, feet

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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: 5.0 01-28-2020   23:30 EST
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