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NOTICE (10/3/2017) Effective October 1, 2017, data collection at this site has been discontinued due to funding reductions from partner agencies. Although historic data will remain accessible, no new data will be collected unless one or more new funding partners are found. Users who can contribute funding for the non-Federal share of costs to continue operation of this station should contact Jon Dillow of the USGS Maryland, Delaware, DC Water Science Center at (443-498-5524).
LOCATION.--Lat 38°21'11.2", long 75°34'21.2", Wicomico County, Hydrologic Unit 02080110,
   on right bank at downstream side of highway bridge on Schumaker Drive, 0.5 mi upstream from Beaglin Branch,
   0.8 mi upstream from mouth, and 2 mi from Salisbury.
DRAINAGE AREA.--19.5 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1929 to August 1933, May 1934 to September 1935, May 1936 to September 1975, 
   October 2000 to September 2017 (discontinued). Prior to October 1948, published as East Branch Wicomico River near Salisbury MD.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WSP 741: 1931(m). WSP 1232: Drainage area. WSP 1432: 1931, 1936-37, 1940. WDR-US-2009: 2001-2007.
   https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/dv/?site_no=01486500: 2013-2016.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, concrete control and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 6.72 ft above North American 
   Vertical Datum of 1988. October 1929 to September 27, 1938, at site on left bank above Lake Schumaker Dam
   at datum of 17.95 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (City of Salisbury bench mark), and from September 28, 1938
   to September 1975 at site at upstream side of Schumaker Dam between spillway and emergency floodgate at datum of 8.93 ft 
   above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (City of Salisbury bench mark).
REMARKS.--Outflow from lake controlled by spillway valve. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been 
   collected at this location. U.S. Geological satellite data-collection platform at station.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Maryland Geological Survey,
   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 2000-10-01  2017-09-30
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2017-10-01

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*** There are no data available on the Waterdata system for the time period specified,
    although data may be available in the files of the local USGS office operating the station.