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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 01473900 Wissahickon Creek at Fort Washington, PA

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01473900 Wissahickon Creek at Fort Washington, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40 07'26", long 75 13'13", Montgomery County, Hydrologic unit 02040203, on left bank of downstream side of bridge on State Highway 73, 0.5 mi downstream from Sandy Run, and 1 mi south of Fort Washington.
DRAINAGE AREA.--40.8 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 2000 to current year. September 1961 to March 1969; Annual maximum October 1969 to September 1979, at site and datum then in use.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 139.98 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. From September 1961 to March 1969, gage at present site, at datum 140.70 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware River Basin Commission and the City of Philadelphia, Water Department.
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 USGS: Data transmitter operational limit - 17.9 ft, at 12.9 ft, road overflow begins.
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2019-09-23  2020-01-12
2000-06-02  2020-01-21
2007-10-01  2020-01-21
2019-09-23  2020-01-12
2019-09-23  2019-12-05
2019-09-23  2019-12-05
2019-09-23  2019-12-05
2019-09-23  2019-12-05







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 36.0 01-21-2020   12:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jan 21 based on 27 water years of record more
Min
(1966)
25th
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Most Recent
Instantaneous
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Median Mean 75th
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Max
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11.0 32 36.0 50 60 72 228


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.39 01-21-2020   12:30 EST
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