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[!] ICE EFFECTS ON STREAMFLOW -- During cold weather, stage and discharge values may be affected by ice at some streamgages. Streamgages experiencing ice conditions will have the discharge record temporarily disabled to prevent the display of erroneous discharge values. Display of discharge record will resume when it is determined that ice conditions are no longer present. Adjustment of data affected by ice can only be done after detailed analysis.



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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. Regulated by Octoraro Lake since 1950. Diversions by Chester Water Authority. Hydrogeneration by Pine Grove Dam.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.--
Supplied by USGS.-- Operational limit of instrumentation - about 19 ft.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2005-12-20  2021-03-01
2007-10-01  2021-03-01







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 891 03-01-2021   21:45 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Mar 1 based on 15 water years of record more
Min
(2017)
25th
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Median Mean 75th
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Max
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Most Recent
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Value Mar 1
103 174 266 308 392 728 891


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.56 03-01-2021   21:45 EST
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