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Data collected by the MD-DE-DC USGS Water Science Center are reported in Eastern Standard Time (EST) year-round.

Updated July 1, 2016: USGS streamflow monitoring has recently been discontinued at the following sites:
  • 01487150 BUCKS BRANCH NEAR ATLANTA, DE (2014 to 2016)
Questions or concerns can be directed to Jon Dillow (jjdillow@usgs.gov; 443-498-5524).



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LOCATION.--Lat 38°50'58.9", long 75°40'23.2", Kent County, Hydrologic Unit 02060008, on left bank
   45 ft upstream from highway bridge, 1.4 mi upstream from Cattail Branch, 1.6 mi northeast of Adamsville, 4.9 mi 
   northwest of Greenwood, and 33 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--46.8 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1943 to March 1969; October 1971 to December 2002; October 2004 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1141: 1948(P). WSP 1432: 1946(M), 1948, 1952. WDR-US-2010: 2008-09(P).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 25.41 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. 
   Prior to Nov. 24, 1953, nonrecording gage and crest-stage gage, and Nov. 24, 1953, to March 1969, recording gage 
   at site on old channel about 240 ft southeast of present site at gage datum 2.00 ft higher.
REMARKS.--U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum stage known, 16.5 ft, present gage datum, in September 1935, 
   from information by local residents.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Maryland Department of Natural 
   Resources and the U.S Geological Survey.
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Dover office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-07-25
00065 Gage height 2016-03-27  2016-07-25

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 8.5   07-25-2016  14:45 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 25 based on 68 years of record more
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3.7 8.5 8.5 15 25 35 530

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.36   07-25-2016  14:45 EST
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