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USGS 01467087 Frankford Creek at Castor Ave, Philadelphia, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01467087 FRANKFORD CREEK AT CASTOR AVENUE, PHILADELPHIA, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`00'57", long 75`05'50", Philadelphia County, Hydrologic Unit 02040202, on left bank at upstream side of Castor Avenue bridge, and 2.8 mi upstream from mouth in northeast Philadelphia.
DRAINAGE AREA.--30.4 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1982 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor and concrete control. Datum of gage is 16.56 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--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. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--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.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by NWS: Action stage-6 ft; Flood stage-7 ft; Moderate flood stage-8 ft; Major flood stage-10 ft.
This station managed by the PAWSC Exton Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 9 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water 2017-08-15  2017-12-11
00060 Discharge 1990-10-19  2017-12-13
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2017-12-13
00095 Specific cond at 25C 2017-08-15  2017-12-11
00300 Dissolved oxygen 2017-08-15  2017-12-11
00301 Diss oxygen,%saturtn 2017-08-15  2017-12-11
00400 pH 2017-08-15  2017-12-11
72204 BP, uncorrected 2016-02-25  2017-12-13
99988 PAR, average 2017-08-15  2017-12-13

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.8 12-11-2017   14:00 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 11.5 12-13-2017   02:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 13 based on 35 years of record more
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(1999)
25th
percen-
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tile
Mean Max
(1997)
5.60 9.0 11.5 15 39 54 460


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.58 12-13-2017   02:30 EST
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Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 994 12-11-2017   14:00 EST
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Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, milligrams per liter

Most recent instantaneous value: 10.9 12-11-2017   14:00 EST
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Dissolved oxygen, water, unfiltered, percent of saturation

Most recent instantaneous value: 83 12-11-2017   14:00 EST
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pH, water, unfiltered, field, standard units

Most recent instantaneous value: 7.2 12-11-2017   14:00 EST
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Barometric pressure (BP), uncorrected, pounds per square inch

Most recent instantaneous value: 14.5400 12-13-2017   02:30 EST
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Photosynthetically active radiation (average flux density on a horizontal surface during measurement interval), micromoles of photons per square meter per second

Most recent instantaneous value: -3.0 12-13-2017   02:30 EST
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