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USGS 01478000 CHRISTINA RIVER AT COOCHS BRIDGE, DE

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LOCATION.--Lat 39°38'14.6", long 75°43'40.4", New Castle County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205,
   on right bank 60 ft downstream from highway bridge, 0.5 mi southeast of Coochs Bridge, 3.3 mi south
   of Newark, 3.6 mi upstream from Belltown Run, and 22.6 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--20.5 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1943 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR MD-DE-79-1:  1943-70(P).  WDR MD-DE-87-1:  1980-82(P).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder.  Datum of gage is 24.52 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
   Prior to Sept. 14, 1944, nonrecording gage on upstream side of bridge at same gage datum. Sept. 14, 1944,
   to May 13, 1969, recording gage at site on left bank at downstream side of highway bridge at same gage datum.
   May 26, 1969, to Dec. 5, 1973, recording gage on left bank 82 ft downstream from highway bridge
   at same gage datum.
REMARKS.--Low and medium flow regulated by mill upstream from station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite
   data-collection platform at station. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at
   this location.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 7,780 ft3/s, Aug. 28, 2011,
   gage height, 13.89 ft; minimum discharge, 0.15 ft3/s, August 20, 1966.
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; 9.0 ft (524 ft3/s), flood stage; 10.5 ft (880 ft3/s), information provided by NWS.
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This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Dover office.

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00060 Discharge(Mean) 1943-04-01  2014-10-31

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