USGS 01483500 LEIPSIC RIVER NEAR CHESWOLD, DE
Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement
NOTICE (12/31/2019) -- Data
collection at this streamgage has been discontinued due to lack of
LOCATION.--Lat 39°13'58.3", long
75°37'56.3", Kent County, DE, Hydrologic Unit 02040207, on
left bank, 75 ft below county bridge, 0.4 mi downstream from confluence
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 (email@example.com;
Taylor and Pink Branches, 1.9 mi east of Kenton, and 2.6 mi northwest
DRAINAGE AREA.--9.35 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1931 to October 1933, April 1943 to
September 1957. Annual maximums, water years 1958-75. February 2017 to
January 2020 (discontinued).
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WSP 1382: 1932-33, 1943-44(M), 1948-49(M),
1951(M). WSP 1432: Drainage Area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 16.58 feet above North American Vertical Datum of 1988, from DelDOT
bench mark stamped "DOT 4"
DG8054. July 1931 to October 1933, nonrecording gage at bridge 75
ft upstream at different datum. April 1943 to August 1951, and October
to September 1975, nonrecording gage at bridge 75 ft upstream from
present site at present datum.
REMARKS.--U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection
platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 1,340 ft³/s,
Sept. 12, 1960, gage height, 6.45 ft; minimum discharge, 1.0 ft³/s,
July 13, 23, 24, 1955.
*** 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.