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--01467086 TACONY CREEK ABOVE ADAMS AVENUE,
--Lat 40`02'33", long
75`06'45", Philadelphia County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on
left bank 20 ft upstream from dam, and 120 ft upstream from Adams
Avenue bridge in north Philadelphia.
--16.7 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.
--October 1965 to September 1986.
September 2005 to current year.
--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage,
concrete control, and water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 61.11 ft
above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at
station. Prior to 1972, gage was located 1600 ft upstream at same
--Station established and maintained by
the U.S. Geological Survey. Funding for the operation of this station
is provided by the City of Philadelphia, Water Department and the U.S.
--Previously known as "Tacony Creek at
County Line at Philadelphia, PA. 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 responsbility of USGS.