Funding for this site is provided by:
The control for
this site is undergoing modification beginning February 24, 2022. The
monitored pool will partially recede and the recorded stage will be
lower than historic values. The computed discharge will not be
available until sufficient field data is gathered to re-establish a new
--01472199 WEST BRANCH PERKIOMEN CREEK AT
--Lat 40`22'26", long
75`31'22", Montgomery County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on
left bank 0.3 mi downstream from bridge on private road, and 0.5 mi
north of Hillegass.
--23.0 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1981 to current year. Prior
to October 1992, published as "Northwest Branch".
--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.
Prior to February 24, 2022, gage included broad-crested concrete
control. Datum of gage is 290.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical
Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by the Delaware River Basin Commission.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Maximum recordable gage height
(stage sensor operational limit) - 13.2 ft; Data transmitter
operational limit - 17.2 ft;
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-4 ft; Flood stage-5 ft;
Moderate flood stage-6 ft; Major flood stage-8 ft.