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USGS 01578475 Octoraro Creek near Richardsmere, MD

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01578475 OCTORARO CREEK NEAR RICHARDSMERE, MD
LOCATION.--Lat 39`42'24", long 76`06'56", Cecil County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02050306, at single-span steel-truss bridge on New Bridge Road, 1.0 mi south of PA-MD state line, 1.3 mi northeast of Richardsmere, and 2.5 mi east of Rock Springs, MD.
DRAINAGE AREA.--177 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 19, 2005 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 120 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
COOPERATION.--Station established and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the Susquehanna River Basin Commission.
REMARKS.--Satellite telemetry at station.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

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00060 Discharge 2005-12-20  2018-11-15
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2018-11-15

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 510 11-15-2018   00:45 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 15 based on 12 years of record more
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46.0 69 100 131 207 294 510


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.77 11-15-2018   00:45 EST
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