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USGS 01478000 CHRISTINA RIVER AT COOCHS BRIDGE, DE

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LOCATION.--Lat 39°38'14.6", long 75°43'40.4", New Castle County, Hydrologic Unit 02040205,
   on right bank 60 ft downstream from highway bridge, 0.5 mi southeast of Coochs Bridge, 3.3 mi south
   of Newark, 3.6 mi upstream from Belltown Run, and 22.6 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--20.5 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--April 1943 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR MD-DE-79-1: 1943-70(P). WDR MD-DE-87-1: 1980-82(P).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder.  Datum of gage is 24.52 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
   Prior to Sept. 14, 1944, nonrecording gage on upstream side of bridge at same gage datum. Sept. 14, 1944,
   to May 13, 1969, recording gage at site on left bank at downstream side of highway bridge at same gage datum.
   May 26, 1969, to Dec. 5, 1973, recording gage on left bank 82 ft downstream from highway bridge
   at same gage datum.
REMARKS.--Low and medium flow regulated by mill upstream from station. U.S. Geological Survey satellite
   data-collection platform at station. Water-quality records for some prior periods have been collected at
   this location.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 7,780 ft3/s, Aug. 28, 2011,
   gage height, 13.89 ft; minimum discharge, 0.15 ft3/s, August 20, 1966.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware Geological Survey
   and the U.S Geological Survey.
CRITICAL LEVELS.--Action stage; 9.0 ft, flood stage; 11.0 ft, information provided by the National Weather Service.
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This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Dover office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2018-10-02  2020-01-24
1988-10-01  2020-01-24
2007-10-01  2020-01-24







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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jan 24 based on 76 water years of record more
Min
(1977)
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Jan 24
25th
percen-
tile
Median 75th
percen-
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Mean Max
(1979)
5.90 10.3 14 19 34 51 783


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