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USGS 01480015 RED CLAY CREEK NEAR STANTON, DE

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LOCATION.--Lat 39°42'56.7", long 75°38'23.8", New Castle County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205,
   on right bank at downstream side of westbound lane of bridge on State Highway 4, near Stanton,
   and 0.9 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--52.4 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1988 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR MD-DE-DC-04-1: 2003 (P).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage.  Datum of gage is -1.12 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS.--Low flows augmented at times by inflow from Hoopes Reservoir located 5.7 mi upstream from 
   gage on unnamed tributary to Red Clay Creek, capacity 2,000,000,000 gal. Water from Brandywine Creek is
   pumped into Hoopes Reservoir and is released into Red Clay Creek during periods of low flow. Water from
   Red Clay Creek is used for municipal supply. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station. 
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 17,400 ft3/s, Sep. 15, 2003,
   gage height, 25.52 ft; minimum discharge, 6.8 ft3/s,  Sep. 12, 2002.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware Geological Survey,
   and the U.S. Geological Survey.
CRITICAL LEVELS.--Bankfull stage; 16.0 ft, flood stage; 16.0 ft, 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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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-12-09
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2016-12-09

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 39   12-09-2016   00:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 9 based on 27 years of record more
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18 38 39 44 75 98 1070


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 7.81   12-09-2016   00:15 EST
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