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Water-Year Summary for Site 01488500

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 38°50'58.9", long 75°40'23.2" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Kent County, DE, Hydrologic Unit 02080109, on left bank 45 ft upstream from highway bridge, 1.4 mi upstream from Cattail Branch, 1.6 mi northeast of Adamsville, 4.9 mi northwest of Greenwood, and 33 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 46.8 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1141: 1948(P). WSP 1432: 1946(M), 1948, 1952. WDR-US-2010: 2008-09(P).
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1943 to March 1969; October 1971 to December 2002; October 2004 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 25.41 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Nov. 24, 1953, nonrecording gage and crest-stage gage, and Nov. 24, 1953 to March 1969, recording gage at site on old channel about 240 ft southeast of present site at gage datum 2.00 ft higher.
  • Water Year 2020: Records good, except those above 650 ft³/s, which are fair.
  • Water Year 2019: Records good. No estimated discharges.
  • Water Years 2017-2018: Records good, except those for estimated discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2016: Records good, except for the period October 1 through December 11, which are fair, and those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2015: Records fair, except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good, no estimated daily discharges.
  • Water Year 2013 and prior years’ accuracy statements can be found in Annual Water Data Reports.

  • Occasional regulation at low and medium flows for irrigation upstream from station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum stage known, 16.5 ft, present gage datum, in September 1935, from information by local residents.