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[!] ICE EFFECTS ON STREAMFLOW -- During cold weather, stage and discharge values may be affected by ice at some streamgages. Streamgages experiencing ice conditions will have the discharge record temporarily disabled to prevent the display of erroneous discharge values. Display of discharge record will resume when it is determined that ice conditions are no longer present. Adjustment of data affected by ice can only be done after detailed analysis.



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USGS 01473169 Valley Creek at PA Turnpike Br near Valley Forge

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01473169 VALLEY CREEK AT PENNSYLVANIA TURNPIKE BRIDGE NEAR VALLEY FORGE, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`04'45", long 75`27'40", Chester County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on right bank 100 ft upstream from Pennsylvania turnpike bridge, 0.9 mi downstream from Little Valley Creek, and near Valley Forge.
DRAINAGE AREA.--20.8 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1982 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, water-quality monitor and Pluvio precipitation gage. Satellite telemetry at station. Datum of gage is 108.62 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station provided by Chester County Water Resources Authority, the U.S. National Park Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
REMARKS.--Intermittent pumpage from quarry upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 24.2 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 24.8 ft;
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
This station managed by the PAWSC Downingtown Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2017-01-21  2020-01-21
2009-10-01  2020-01-21
1990-10-31  2020-01-21
2007-10-01  2020-01-21
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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.2 01-21-2020   06:30 EST
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Precipitation, total, inches

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.00 01-21-2020   06:30 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 22.1 01-21-2020   06:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jan 21 based on 37 water years of record more
Min
(1994)
25th
percen-
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Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Jan 21
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1996)
12.0 20 22.1 26 34 35 250


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.26 01-21-2020   06:30 EST
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Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 1140 01-21-2020   06:30 EST
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Turbidity, water, unfiltered, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +-2.5 degrees, formazin nephelometric units (FNU)

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.6 01-21-2020   06:30 EST
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