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Wissahickon Creek at Mouth Philadelphia: 01474000

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STATION.--01474000WISSAHICKON CREEK AT MOUTH, PHILADELPHIA, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`00'54", long 75`12'24",Philadelphia County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203,on left bank 100 ft upstream from dam at Ridge Avenue,750 ft upstream from mouth, and1,000 ft northwest of Gustine Lake in Philadelphia.
DRAINAGE AREA.--64.0 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1897 toSeptember 1903, January 1905 to July 1906, October 1965 tocurrent year. Prior to October 1965, records furnished byDepartment of Public Works, City of Philadelphia. Recordsfor 1971-74 published in WDR PA-81-1. Prior to October 1965,published as "near Philadelphia".
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder,concrete control, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gageis 26.41 ft above sea level. Prior to October 1965,water-stage recorder at about same site and datum.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operationof this station is provided by the City of Philadelphiaand the U.S. Geological Survey.
LOCATION
Latitude 4000'55", Longitude 7512'26" NAD27,
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania , Hydrologic Unit 02040203
DRAINAGE AREA
64.00 square miles
GAGE
Datum of gage is 26.41 feet above sea level NGVD29.
SITE TYPE:
Stream / River
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data TypeBegin DateEnd DateCount
Real-timeThis is a real-time site
Peak streamflow1966-02-132004-09-2939
Daily streamflow1965-10-012003-09-3013879
Water Quality Samples1959-10-232003-09-03140

 

 

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