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NOTICE (07/06/2020) -- Stream
stage, discharge, and water quality data collection at this streamgage
will be discontinued on 10/01/2020 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 Chuck Walker (email@example.com;443-498-5523).
LOCATION.--Lat 39°00'37.8", long 75°27'29.9" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Kent County DE, Hydrologic Unit 02040207, on right bank, 300 ft downstream of Route 1 bridge, 0.2 mi downstream of confluence of Spring Creek, 0.5 mi east of Frederica, and 7.4 mi upstream from mouth. DRAINAGE AREA.--82.8 mi2. PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 4, 1997 to September 30, 1999 (stage only); September 17-30, 2002, (located at upstream side of Route 1 highway bridge), (stage only); June 2007 to December 2008, June 2010 to current year. REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR-US-2013: 2011-2012 (DO). GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and velocity meter. Datum of gage is 0.00 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to October 1, 2016, at datum 0.78 ft higher (NGVD29). REMARKS.--U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station. EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum recorded elevation, 5.17 ft, Aug. 28, 2011; minimum recorded elevation, -4.33 ft, Nov. 22, 2016. Maximum discharge, 4,800 ft3/s, Aug. 28, 2011; minimum discharge, -5,770 ft3/s, May 12, 2008. COOPERATION.--Funding for this station is provided by the Kent County Levy Court, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
Gage height, feet, [NGVD29]