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    USGS 01487000 NANTICOKE RIVER NEAR BRIDGEVILLE, DE

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    LOCATION.--Lat 38°43'42.0", long 75°33'42.7", Sussex County,DE,  Hydrologic Unit 02060008, on left bank
       at downstream side of highway bridge on county road No. 545, 800 ft downstream from Gum Branch, 2.5 mi southeast of Bridgeville,
       and 50.5 mi upstream from  mouth.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--75.4 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1943 to current year. Prior to October 1955, published as Gravelly Fork
       near Bridgeville, DE.
    REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1111: 1947. WSP 1232: 1945-49.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 12.82 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988
       (levels by Soil Conservation Service). Prior to Apr. 19, 1947, nonrecording gage, and Apr. 19, 1947 to Dec. 18, 1969,
       recording gage at present site and datum of 13.64 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (NGVD) from Soil 
       Conservation Service levels. Timber control Sept. 3, 1947 to Dec. 18, 1969.  Feb. 18, 1970 to Oct. 1, 1973, 
       recording gage at site 300 ft downstream at same gage datum. 
    REMARKS.--U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 3,020 ft3/s, Feb. 26, 1979,
       gage height, 10.31 ft; minimum discharge, 6.3 ft3/s,  Sept. 29, 1943.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum stage known, about 11.0 ft in September 1935, from information
       by local residents.
    COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware Geological Survey
       and the U.S Geological Survey.
    
    This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Dover office.

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    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-27
    00065 Gage height 2014-04-29  2014-08-27

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 29   08-27-2014  11:15 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 27 based on 71 years of record more
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    (2002)
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    Mean Max
    (1958)
    12 22 29 38 56 77 1810


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 3.44   08-27-2014  11:15 EST
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