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[!] During cold weather, ice effects on stage, groundwater levels, precipitation and water quality parameters at some stream-gaging stations and wells are likely. Data values reported on these pages may be significantly higher or lower than actual values. Adjustment of data for ice effects can only be done after detailed analysis. Users are encouraged to contact this office for more information on specific stream-gaging stations or wells.




USGS 01478650 WHITE CLAY CREEK AT NEWARK, DE

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 39°41'21.2", long 75°44'55.5", New Castle County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205,
   on right bank 200 ft upstream from highway bridge on Paper Mill Road, at Newark, and 10.3 mi upstream 
   from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--69.0 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1994 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.  Datum of gage is 55.31 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS.--Flow affected by the City of Newark municipal water treatment plant upstream from the station 
   and by periodic withdrawals to maintain storage in the City of Newark's pumped storage reservoir.  
   U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 16,800 ft3/s, Sep. 16, 1999,
   gage height, 17.13 ft; minimum discharge, 2.6 ft3/s, Sept. 13, 1995.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware Geological Survey 
   and the City of Newark, Delaware.
CRITICAL LEVELS.--Bankfull stage; 10.0 ft (3,150 ft3/s), flood stage; 11.5 ft (5,050 ft3/s), information provided by the
   National Weather Service.
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This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Dover office.

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00065 Gage height 2014-07-29  2014-11-26
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-11-26

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Most recent instantaneous value: 6.54   11-26-2014  18:15 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 279   11-26-2014  18:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 26 based on 20 years of record more
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28 47 62 100 103 279 615