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Philadelphia Water Resources Monitoring Program
A cooperative project with the Philadelphia Water Department

01465798 - Poquessing Creek at Grant Ave. at Philadelphia, PA

NOTICE: With the exception of 01467200, calibration of water-quality instrumentation is conducted exclusively by Philadelphia Water Department personnel with USGS oversight. Erroneous or missing data, resulting from instrument malfunction, are not the responsibility of USGS.

Real-Time Station Data and Graphs:
Most Recent Real-Time Values
T
0.00
WT
0.00
K
0.00
pH
0.00
DO
0.00
Q
6.11
GH
2.77

T= Turbidity, water, unfiltered, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +/ -2.5 degrees, formazin nephelometric units (FNU); WT= Temperature, water, degrees Celsius; K= Specific cond at 25C; pH= pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units; DO= Dissolved oxygen; Q= Discharge; GH= Gage height

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Station Information:
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Location:

Lat 40`03'25", long 74`59'08", Philadelphia County, Hydrologic Unit 02040202, on right bank 600 ft upstream from Interstate Highway 95, 3,000 ft upstream from mouth, and in northeast Philadelphia.
Drainage Area:
21.4 mi2
Period of Record:
July 1965 to current year. Records for 1971-74 published in WDR PA-81-1.
Revised Record:
WDR PA-86-1: 1985
Gage:
Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and concrete low-water control. Datum of gage is 2.68 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
Remarks:
Flow occasionally affected by tide.

 

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