USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
0208732885 MARSH CREEK NEAR NEW HOPE, NC
LOCATION - Lat 35°49'01", long 78°35'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Wake County, NC, Hydrologic Unit 03020201, at right upstream wingwall, on bridge at Stoneybrook Road, 0.2 mi downstream of U.S. Highway 401, and 2.9 mi southwest of New Hope.
DRAINAGE AREA - 6.84 mi².
- WDR NC-96-1: 1995 (annual maximum discharge).
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 1984 to current year.
Water-stage recorder.The datum of the gage is 194.9 ft above the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 NAD83(2011) Geoid 12A as determined by level II real time GNSS run performed on 04/26/2019. Satellite telemetry at streamgage.
(HISTORICAL): Datum previously reported as 196.63 ft from levels provided by NCDOT. The datum was not reported. November 7, 2007 to March 12, 2009, at site 0.4 mi downstream at datum 8.00 ft lower due to temporary gage relocation as a result of bridge construction.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge for period of record; 3,900 ft³/s, September 6, 1996 from rating curve extension above 1,300 ft³/s, on basis of indirect measurement of peak flow, Maximum instantaneous gage height, 13.33 ft, Minimum daily discharge, no flow, August 3, 1999.
PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1985 to current year. Records from September 1985 to September 1999 are unpublished and available from the USGS Water Science Center, Raleigh, NC.
INSTRUMENTATION - Tipping-bucket raingage. Satellite telemetry at station.