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Port Indian River Gauges

The page contains links to Water Resources web sites.

Schuylkill River Basin

Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service: (NOAA)

These links show the precipitation in feet during the previous 3 days intervals. Scroll across the page to see the link's. By clicking on the links below you will be taken to the individual gauge's in graph form for that part of the river.

Map of Stations in the Philadelphia/Mount Holly, NJ area.

Schuylkill River at Reading, PA
Schuylkill River at Pottstown, PA
Perkiomen Creek at Graterford, PA
Schuylkill River at Norristown, PA

National Water Information System: (USGS)

By clicking on the "Schuylkill River Basin Station Numbers " heading you will be take to the summery page for the USGS Real-Time Data for Pennsylvania: Precipitation

These links will show the precipitation in inches during the previous 1,  6,  12,  24 hours and  7 days intervals. Scroll across the page to see the link's.
By clicking on the Station Number's below you will be taken to the individual gauge's in graph form for that part of the river.,

Schuylkill River Basin Station Numbers

Station
Number              Station name

These link's shows the river Discharge, Gage height and Precipitation graphs for:

01471510       Schuylkill River at Reading, PA
01472000       Schuylkill River at Pottstown, PA
01473000       Perkiomen Creek at Graterford, PA
01473500       Schuylkill River at Norristown, PA

This one USGS link shows a combine Discharge and Gage height of the following stations:

01471510       Schuylkill River at Reading, PA
01472000       Schuylkill River at Pottstown, PA
01472810       East Branch Perkiomen Creek near Schwenksville, PA
01473000       Perkiomen Creek at Graterford, PA
01473500       Schuylkill River at Norristown, PA
01474500       Schuylkill River at Philadelphia, PA

 

Port Indian Flooding

Port Indian Area Reference Points for River Water Level gauges in Feet

River Level on March 27, 2005, a medium to high average water level in feet

Reading
4.5
 
Pottstown
4.0
 
Perkiomen - Schwenksville
3.0
 
Perkiomen - Graterford
2.0
 
Norristown
9.0
 
Philadelphia
6.75
 

River Level on March 28/29, 2005

Roadway into Port Indian closed.

Reading
10.5
 
Pottstown
10.3
 
Perkiomen - Schwenksville
8.0
 
Perkiomen - Graterford
10.7
Flood stage is at 10.5
Norristown
13.8
 
Philadelphia
10.0
 

River Level on April 2/3, 2005


Roadway into Port Indian closed, Water approximately 18 to 24 inches on parts of West Indian Lane

Reading
12.5
 
Pottstown
13.75
Flood Stage is 12.5
Perkiomen - Schwenksville
10.8
 
Perkiomen - Graterford
14.1
Flood stage is at 10.5
Norristown
16.0
 
Philadelphia
11.8
 

River Level on October 1st / 2nd, 2010 Port Indian flooding.

Reading
10.5 ft
norm is 3 ft, precipitation 5”
Pottstown
12 ft
norm is 2 ft, precipitation 6”
Perkiomen - Graterford
15ft
norm is 1ft, precipitation 10.5"
Norristown
18.3 ft
normal 8-9 ft, precipitation 6”


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