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LOCATION.--Lat 38°32'38.3", long 75°43'12.5", Wicomico County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02080109,
   on left bank at upstream side of fishing pier (remains of old State highway 313 bridge),
   at Sharptown.
DRAINAGE AREA.--Not determined.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 1991 to September 1995. December 2004 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 0.00 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. 
   Prior to October 1, 2013 at datum 0.81 ft higher.
REMARKS.--This is a tidal station. Discharge is not determined at this location. 
   U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum elevation, 5.59 ft, at datum then in use, Oct. 30, 2012; 
   minimum elevation, -4.40 ft, at current datum, March 3, 2018.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Delaware Emergency 
   Management Agency through the Delaware Geological Survey. 
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Dover office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
1991-05-09  2013-09-29
2013-10-01  2021-09-25


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