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USGS 01472157 French Creek near Phoenixville, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01472157 FRENCH CREEK NEAR PHOENIXVILLE, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`09'05", long 75`36'06", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on right bank 70 ft downstream from two-span county bridge on French Creek Road, 4.5 mi northwest of Phoenixville, and 7.3 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--59.1 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1968 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 160 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Nov. 7, 1968, non-recording gage at site 70 ft upstream at same datum. Satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station is provided by Chester County Water Resources Authority and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.-- Data can be affected by localized pumping.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Data transmitter operational limit - 17.0 ft, at 8 ft - approx low point Hoffecker Road across from gage.
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2016-10-01  2021-10-19
1990-10-01  2021-10-19
2007-10-01  2021-10-19
2007-10-01  2021-10-19
2018-10-22  2021-10-19
2018-10-22  2021-10-19







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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 13.0 10-19-2021   20:30 EDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 35.8 10-19-2021   20:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 19 based on 53 water years of record more
Min
(2017)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Oct 19
75th
percen-
tile
Mean Max
(1997)
13.3 21 30 35.8 58 99 2030


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.49 10-19-2021   20:30 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: 0.6 10-19-2021   19:30 EDT
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Suspended sediment load, water, unfiltered, computed, the product of regression-computed suspended sediment concentration and streamflow, short tons per day

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.132 10-19-2021   19:30 EDT
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Suspended sediment concentration, water, unfiltered, estimated by regression equation, milligrams per liter

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.4 10-19-2021   19:30 EDT
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