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USGS 01473169 Valley Creek at PA Turnpike Br near Valley Forge

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01473169 VALLEY CREEK AT PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE BRIDGE NEAR VALLEY FORGE, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`04'45", long 75`27'40", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on right bank 100 ft upstream from Pennsylvania turnpike bridge, 0.9 mi downstream from Little Valley Creek, and near Valley Forge.
DRAINAGE AREA.--20.8 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1982 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor and climatological sensor. Satellite telemetry at station. Datum of gage is 108.62 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station provided by Chester County Water Resources Authority, the U.S. National Park Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--The equipment used to measure precipitation amounts is not heated. Values displayed during periods of freezing temperatures will be inaccurate. Intermittent pumpage from quarry upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 24.2 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 24.8 ft;
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
Available Parameters Available Period
All 4 Available Parameters for this site
  
00045 Precipitation 2007-10-01  2017-06-22
00060 Discharge 1990-10-31  2017-06-22
00065 Gage height 2017-02-22  2017-06-22
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2007-10-01  2017-06-22

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Precipitation, total, inches

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.00 06-22-2017   12:30 EDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 22.2 06-22-2017   12:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jun 22 based on 34 years of record more
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(1995)
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Value Jun 22
Mean 75th
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(2003)
13.0 18 22 22.2 27 30 75.2


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.28 06-22-2017   12:30 EDT
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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: 4.1 06-22-2017   12:30 EDT
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