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USGS 01483500 LEIPSIC RIVER NEAR CHESWOLD, DE

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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NOTICE (9/4/2019) -- Data collection at this streamgage will be discontinued after 12/31/2019 due to lack of funding.
Although historic data will remain accessible, no new data will be collected unless one or more new funding partners are found.
Potential funding partners or general questions concerning continuance of operations may contact Tony Tallman (atallman@usgs.gov; 302-213-5061).


LOCATION.--Lat 39°13'58.3", long 75°37'56.3", Kent County, Hydrologic Unit 02040207, on left bank, 75 ft below county bridge, 0.4 mi downstream from confluence of Taylor and Pink Branches,
1.9 mi east of Kenton, and 2.6 mi northwest of Cheswold.
DRAINAGE AREA.--9.35 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1931 to October 1933, April 1943 to September 1957. Annual maximums, water years 1958-75. February 2017 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WSP 1382: 1932-33, 1943-44(M), 1948-49(M), 1951(M). WSP 1432: Drainage Area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 16.58 feet above North American Vertical Datum of 1988, from DelDOT bench mark stamped "DOT 4" NGS PID DG8054. July 1931
to October 1933, nonrecording gage at bridge 75 ft upstream at different datum. April 1943 to Aug 1951, and October 1957 to September 1975, nonrecording gage at bridge 75 ft upstream from present
site at present datum.
REMARKS.--U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 1,340 ft³/s, Sept. 12, 1960, gage height, 6.45 ft; minimum discharge, 1.0 ft³/s, July 13, 23, 24, 1955.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware Geological Survey and the U. S. Geological Survey.
Available Parameters Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2017-02-15  2019-10-17
00065 Gage height 2017-02-15  2019-10-17

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.11 10-17-2019   11:15 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 17 based on 18 water years of record more
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(1955)
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Instantaneous
Value Oct 17
Median Mean 75th
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Max
(1934)
3.40 4.1 4.11 4.8 5.7 6.0 16.0


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.84 10-17-2019   11:15 EDT
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