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--01478245 WHITE CLAY CREEK NEAR
--Lat 39`44'51", long
75`46'15", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, on right
bank 0.1 mi downstream from West Branch White Clay Creek, in the White
Clay Creek State Preserve, and 1.5 mi northeast of
--59.2 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--August 1996 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and
water-quality monitor. Elevation of gage is 113.4 ft. above North
American Vertical Datum of 1988, from single-base GNSS rapid static
sruvey. Satellite telemetry at station. Prior to March 16, 2022, the
datum of gage was erroneously reported as 120 ft above National
Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Pennsylvania
Department of Environmental Protection.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE
Supplied by USGS
: Data transmitter operational limit -
Supplied by NWS
: Action stage-9 ft; Flood stage-9.5
ft; Moderate flood stage-11 ft; Major flood stage-12 ft.