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Chester Creek near Chester: 01477000

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STATION.--01477000CHESTER CREEK NEAR CHESTER, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 39`52'08", long 75`24'31",Delaware County, Hydrologic Unit 02040202,on right bank 30 ft downstream from bridge onDutton Mill Road, and 3.0 mi northwest of Chester.
DRAINAGE AREA.--61.1 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1931 tocurrent year. Monthly discharges only for some periods,published in WSP 1302.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum ofgage is 23.41 ft above Penn Central Railroad datum.Prior to June 27, 1966, water-stage recorder at site 50 ftupstream, and June 28, 1966, to Oct. 4, 1967,nonrecording gage 150 ft upstream, all at same datum.
FLOOD STAGE.--NOAA, National WeatherService river forecast station flood stage provided to USGSApril 1999 is 8 feet.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operationof this station is provided by the Pennsylvania Department ofEnvironmental Protection, the Delaware River Basin Commission,and the U.S. Geological Survey.
LOCATION
Latitude 3952'08", Longitude 7524'31" NAD27,
Delaware County, Pennsylvania , Hydrologic Unit 02040202
DRAINAGE AREA
61.10 square miles
GAGE
Datum of gage is 23.41 feet above sea level NGVD29.
SITE TYPE:
Stream / River
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data TypeBegin DateEnd DateCount
Real-timeThis is a real-time site
Peak streamflow1932-03-282003-06-2072
Daily streamflow1931-10-012003-09-3026298
Water Quality Samples1972-12-061976-08-2313

 

 

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