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LOCATION.--Lat 38°40'48.2", long 75°35'40.1", Sussex County, DE, Hydrologic Unit 02080109, 
   located at northeast shore, near spillway and upstream of Bridgeville Highway, 1.8 mi 
   northeast of Seaford.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 2015 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 0.00 ft above North American
   Vertical Datum of 1988.  
REMARKS.--Elevation of lake can be controlled by lift boards. U.S. Geological Survey satellite
   data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum elevation, 27.72 ft, Sept. 30, 2016; minimum elevation,
   21.80 ft, Apr. 16, 2017, may have been lower during period of construction of new dam.  
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware Department
   of Transportation, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
Elevation of main spillway is 24.2 ft. NAVD88
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Dover office.

Available Parameters Available Period
2015-05-12  2020-10-27


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Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NAVD 1988, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 24.94 10-27-2020   05:15 EDT
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