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Water-Year Summary for Site 01480065

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Tid.,Tid.) [NGVD29, Discontinued]  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00300 Dissolved oxygen(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00400 pH(Max.,Min.,Med.)  
62620 Elevation, ocean/est, NAVD88(Tid.,Tid.)  

Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01480065 CHRISTINA RIVER AT NEWPORT, DE
LOCATION - Lat 39°42'38.3", long 75°36'31.4" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, New Castle County, DE, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, on downstream side of bridge on James Street, at Newport, and 7.5 mi upstream from the confluence with Delaware River.
DRAINAGE AREA - Not determined.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1993 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 0.00 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88). Prior to October 1, 2015, at datum 1.05 ft higher.
REMARKS -
  • Water Years 2014-2020: Records good, missing data due to equipment malfunction.
  • Water Year 2013 and prior years’ accuracy statements can be found in Annual Water Data Reports.

  • This is a tidal station. Discharge is not determined at this location. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum elevation, 8.41 ft, datum then in use, October 30, 2012; minimum elevation, -5.55 ft, datum then in use, March 6, 2007.
    WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
    PERIOD OF RECORD - October 2006 to current year.
    PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: October 2006 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: October 2006 to current year. pH: October 2006 to current year. TURBIDITY: October 2008 to June 2012. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: October 2006 to current year.
    INSTRUMENTATION - Multi-parameter water-quality monitor, October 2006 to current year.
    REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2018: Records good, missing data due to equipment malfunction.
  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -

    SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 7,120 microsiemens/cm, November 19, 2016; minimum, 90 microsiemens/cm, October 1, 2010.

    WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum, 32.0°C, August 13, 2016; minimum, -0.1°C, multiple occurrences, February 5, 13-20, 2007; January 9, 2011, February 12, 14, 16, 2014, and January 20, 21, 30, 2016; January 9, 2017.

    pH: Maximum, 9.4 standard units, May 29, 2007, May 25, 2009, May 10, 2010, and May 12, 13, 2012; minimum, 6.4 standard units, September 8, 2008. 

    DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum, 19.6 mg/L, May 25, 2009; minimum, 1.5 mg/L, July 22, 2016.

    TURBIDITY: Maximum, 350 FNU, August 2, 2009; minimum, 1.0 FNU, May 17, June 2, Nov. 7-10, 17, 2009.