USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
02249500 CRANE CREEK AT MELBOURNE, FL
LOCATION - Lat 28°04'45", long 80°37'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 sec.04, T.28 S., R.37 E., Brevard County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03080202, in the center of the channel on the downstream side of wooden foot-bridge, approximately 125 ft upstream of U.S. Highway 192, 1.5 mi west of the City Hall in Melbourne, Brevard County, and 2.5 mi upstream from Indian River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 12.6 mi².
- WDR FL-05-1: 2004, 2004 (M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1951 to June 1968, February 2003 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and data-collection platform. Datum of gage is at NGVD of 1929 and 1.40 ft below NAVD of 1988. April 1951 to June 1968 water-stage recorder near present site at datum 4.46 ft higher.
COOPERATION - This gage is monitored in cooperation with the St. Johns River Water Management District.
PERIOD OF RECORD
NITRATE: December 2014 to September 2016 (discontinued).
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality monitor and data-collection platform.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD
NITRATE: Maximum, 0.91 mg/L, Mar. 29, 2016; minimum, 0.06 mg/L, Apr. 30, 2015; maximum daily mean, 0.85 mg/L, Mar. 29, 2016; minimum daily mean, 0.16 mg/L, Dec. 23, 2015. .