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  • 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 2014-05-05  2014-09-02
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-02

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 5.92   09-02-2014  20:15 EST
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 40   09-02-2014  20:15 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 2 based on 20 years of record more
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    (1995)
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    Mean 75th
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    Max
    (2006)
    6.7 20 26 40 50 60 289