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NOTICE (9/4/2019) -- Data collection at this streamgage will be discontinued after 12/31/2019 due to lack of funding.
Although historic data will remain accessible, no new data will be collected unless one or more new funding partners are found.
Potential funding partners or general questions concerning continuance of operations may contact Tony Tallman (atallman@usgs.gov; 302-213-5061).

LOCATION.--Lat 38°58'33.7", long 75°34'00.9", Kent County, DE, Hydrologic Unit 02040207, on left bank, 30 ft downstream from northbound lane of bridge on U.S. Route 13, 400 ft downstream from Black Swamp Creek, 1.3 mi upstream from Killen Pond, 2.2 mi south of Felton, and 17.6 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--12.9 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1931 to October 1933. Monthly discharges only for July to September 1931, published in WSP 1302. Annual maximum, water years 1952-60, and occasional low-flow measurements, water years 1952-53, 1955-57, 1959-60. June 1960 to September 1985. October 1996 to September 1999. April 2007 to December 2008. December 2016 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 21.09 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. July 1931 to October 1933, nonrecording gage at bridge 200 ft upstream at gage datum 2.00 ft higher. March 1951 to May 1960, nonrecording gage and crest-stage gage at bridge 200 ft upstream at gage datum 2.00 ft higher.
REMARKS.--U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
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.

Available Parameters Period of Record
1931-07-01  2019-12-05


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