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[!] Over the next year, the USGS Pennsylvania Water Science Center will be updating the geodetic vertical elevation (gage datum) for many locations. Click HERE for additional information including a current list of streamgages with upcoming datum changes. This update in gage datum does not affect the location of the streamgage, nor the observed local gage height or discharge recorded at the streamgage.




USGS 01578475 Octoraro Creek near Richardsmere, MD

  Stream Site

DESCRIPTION:
Latitude 39°42'24",   Longitude 76°06'56"   NAD27
Cecil County, Maryland, Hydrologic Unit 02050306
Drainage area: 177 square miles
Contributing drainage area: 177 square miles,
Datum of gage: 120 feet above   NGVD29.
AVAILABLE DATA:
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2005-12-20  2024-07-13  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  2005-12-20  2024-07-12  6780 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  2005-12-20  2024-03-21 6667 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  2005-12  2024-03  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  2006  2024  
 Peak streamflow 2006-06-26  2023-04-30  18 
 Field measurements 1989-01-27  2024-06-05  185 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1994-07-13  2019-09-09  21 
 Water-Year Summary 2006  2023  18 
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