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USGS 01480617 West Branch Brandywine Creek at Modena, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01480617 WEST BRANCH BRANDYWINE CREEK AT MODENA, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 39`57'42", long 75`48'06", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, on left bank at bridge on SR 15068 at Modena, and 300 ft upstream from Dennis Run.
DRAINAGE AREA.--55.0 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1970 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, water-quality monitor, and Pluvio precipitation gage. Elevation of gage is 262.52 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--Records of diversion were provided by the City of Coatesville. Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Chester County Water Resources Authority and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.-- Select water-quality data collection discontinued during winter months since the 1981 water year. Other interruptions in the record were due to malfunctions of the equipment.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Data Transmitter Operational Limit - 15.9 ft
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-7.5 ft; Flood stage-9 ft; Moderate flood stage-10 ft; Major flood stage-12 ft.
This station managed by the PAWSC Downingtown Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2007-10-01  2019-12-05
2009-10-01  2019-12-05
1986-02-25  2019-12-05
2007-10-01  2019-12-05
2007-10-01  2019-12-05
2007-10-01  2019-12-05
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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.5 12-05-2019   19:30 EST
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Precipitation, total, inches

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.00 12-05-2019   19:30 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 50.1 12-05-2019   19:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 5 based on 49 water years of record more
Min
(2002)
25th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Dec 5
Median 75th
percen-
tile
Mean Max
(1994)
19.3 41 50.1 52 91 113 2100


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.14 12-05-2019   19:30 EST
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Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 377 12-05-2019   19:30 EST
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Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter

Most recent instantaneous value: 12.3 12-05-2019   19:30 EST
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pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units

Most recent instantaneous value: 8.1 12-05-2019   19:30 EST
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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: 1.1 12-05-2019   19:30 EST
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