LOCATION.--Lat 38°30'42.0", long 75°52'47.7", Dorchester County, Hydrologic Unit 02060007,
on right bank at downstream side of highway bridge on U.S. Route 50, 1.6 mi east of Salem, 3.5 mi
northwest of Vienna, and 13 mi upstream from confluence with Transquaking River.
DRAINAGE AREA.--15.0 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1951 to September 1980, October 2000 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 10 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929,
from topographic map. Gage was previously located downstream of Big Mill Pond dam.
REMARKS.--Occasional regulation by Big Mill Pond. Diversion for irrigation of about 225 acres above station.
U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been
collected at this location.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by Maryland Geological Survey,
and the U.S. Geological Survey.
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Dover office.