LOCATION.--Lat 39°42'24.8", long 75°41'42.3",
New Castle County, DE, Hydrologic Unit 02040205, on left
bank, downstream of highway bridge on Upper Pike Creek Road, 2.7 mi
northeast of Newark, and 0.8 mi upsteam from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--5.89 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Annual maximum, water years 1969-75. October
2019 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 41.51 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
October 2019 to September 2020, datum of gage was published as 49.0 ft
above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. November 1968 to September
1975, non-recording gage at site 0.35 mi downstream, on right upstream
wingwall of bridge on State Highway 2, at datum 30.96 ft above National
Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS.--U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection
platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 2,550
ft3/s, July 28, 1969, gage height, 9.15 ft, at site and
datum then in use.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is
provided by the U.S. Geological Survey.