NOTICE (9/4/2019) -- Data
collection at this streamgage will be discontinued after 12/31/2019 due
to lack of funding.
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
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org;
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
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WSP 1432: 1932.
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
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