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

01467087 - Frankford Creek at Castor Ave, 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
L
-3.00
WT
0.00
K
0.00
pH
0.00
DO
0.00
Q
9.71
GH
1.56

L= Photosynthetically active radiation (average flux density on a horizontal surface during measurement interval), micromoles of photons per square meter per second ; 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`00'57", long 75`05'50", Philadelphia County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on left bank at upstream side of Castor Avenue bridge, and 2.8 mi upstream from mouth in northeast Philadelphia
Drainage Area:
30.4 mi2
Period of Record:
July 1982 to current year.
Gage:
Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 6.58 ft above sea level.
Remarks:
Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the City of Philadelphia and the U.S. Geological Survey.

 

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