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LOCATION.--Lat 38°40'48.2", long 75°35'40.1", Sussex County, DE, Hydrologic Unit 02080109, 
   located at northeast shore, near spillway and upstream of Bridgeville Highway, 1.8 mi 
   northeast of Seaford.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 2015 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 0.00 ft above North American
   Vertical Datum of 1988.  
REMARKS.--Elevation of lake can be controlled by lift boards. U.S. Geological Survey satellite
   data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum elevation, 27.72 ft, Sept. 30, 2016; minimum elevation,
   21.80 ft, Apr. 16, 2017, may have been lower during period of construction of new dam.  
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware Department
   of Transportation.
Elevation of main spillway is 24.2 ft. NAVD88
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Dover office.

Available Parameters Available Period
2015-05-12  2022-09-29


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Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NAVD 1988, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 24.59 09-29-2022   00:15 EDT
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