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
USGS 01494850 East Branch Big Elk Creek at Forestville, PA
STATION.--01494850 EAST BRANCH BIG ELK CREEK AT
LOCATION.--Lat 39`49'20", long
75`53'50", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02060002.
DRAINAGE AREA.--9.69 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 2007 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and
water-quality monitor. Elevation of gage is 410 ft above National
Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Satellite and
land-line telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--Funding for this station provided by the
Chester County Water Resources Authority and the U.S. Geological
This station managed by the PAWSC Exton Field Office.
Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement
Most recent instantaneous value: 12.1 04-26-2018 05:30 EDT
Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Apr 26 based on 10 years of record more
|Median ||Most Recent |
Value Apr 26
|Mean ||75th |
|6.40 ||8.1 ||9.9 ||12.1 ||14 ||17 ||39.3
Most recent instantaneous value: 4.82 04-26-2018 05:30 EDT