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--01480399 CHAMBERS LAKE NEAR WAGONTOWN,
--Lat 40`01'40", long
75`51'03", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, at
Hibernia Dam on Birch Run, 0.6 mi upstream from gaging station on Birch
Run (station 0148400), 0.9 mi upstream from mouth, and 1.4 mi northwest
--4.50 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--May 1997 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and
Pluvio precipitation gage. Datum of gage is sea level (levels by
Chester County Water Resources Authority, Chester County Parks and
Recreation Department). Non-recording gage, May 1997 to Jan 2007.
Satellite telemetry at station.
--Funding for the operation of this
station is provided by Chester County Water Resources Authority.
-- Reservoir formed by earthfill dam with
principal spillway at elevation 587.5 ft, capacity 2,000 acre-ft. Dam
crest at elevation 596.5 ft. Normal elevation 580 ft, capacity 1,226
acre-ft. Reservoir is used for water supply, flood control, and