Detailed Station Information (FROM NWISWeb)
- Latitude 40°13'46", Longitude 75°27'07" NAD27,
- Montgomery County, Pennsylvania , Hydrologic Unit 02040203
- DRAINAGE AREA
- 279.00 square miles
- Datum of gage is 112.66 feet above sea level NGVD29.
- SITE TYPE:
- Stream / River
- AVAILABLE DATA:
|Data Type||Begin Date||End Date||Count|
|Real-time||This is a real-time site|
|Water Quality Samples||1957-10-15||1999-08-31||213|
- Record for this site is maintained by the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center
- CONTACT INFORMATION
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- ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
STATION.--01473000PERKIOMEN CREEK AT GRATERFORD, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`13'46", long 75`27'07",Montgomery County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203,on left bank 1,650 ft upstream from highway bridge atGraterford, 0.5 mi upstream from Landis Brook,and 2.5 mi north of Collegeville.
DRAINAGE AREA.--279 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1914 tocurrent year. Monthly discharge only for some periods,published in WSP 1302. Prior to October 1950, publishedas "at Graters Ford."
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum ofgage is 112.66 ft above sea level. June 1914, toSept. 6, 1921, nonrecording gage at site 1,650 ft downstreamat datum 3.29 ft lower. Sept. 7, 1921, to Sept. 13, 1927,nonrecording gage at present site and datum.
FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National WeatherService river forecast station flood stage provided to USGSApril 1999 is 11 feet.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operationof this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department ofEnvironmental Protection, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers,and the U.S. Geological Survey.