LOCATION.--Lat 39°38'14.6", long 75°43'40.4", New Castle County, DE, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, on
right bank 60 ft downstream from highway bridge, 0.5 mi southeast of Coochs Bridge, 3.3 mi south
of Newark, 3.6 mi upstream from Belltown Run, and 22.6 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--20.5 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1943 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR MD-DE-79-1: 1943-70(P). WDR MD-DE-87-1: 1980-82(P).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 24.52 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
Prior to Sept. 14, 1944, nonrecording gage on upstream side of bridge at same gage datum. Sept. 14, 1944
to May 13, 1969, recording gage at site on left bank at downstream side of highway bridge at same gage
datum. May 26, 1969 to Dec. 5, 1973, recording gage on left bank 82 ft downstream from highway bridge
at same gage datum.
REMARKS.--Low and medium flow regulated by mill upstream from station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite
data-collection platform at station. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected
at this location.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 9,000 ft3/s, Aug. 4, 2020, gage height, 14.00 ft;
minimum discharge, 0.15 ft3/s, August 20, 1966.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware Geological Survey
and the U.S Geological Survey.
CRITICAL LEVELS.--Action stage; 9.0 ft, flood stage; 11.0 ft, information provided by the National Weather