LOCATION.--Lat 38°54'20.8", long 75°30'45.9", Kent County, DE, Hydrologic Unit 02040207,
on left bank 15 ft upstream from culverts on State Highway 384, 0.8 mi south of Houston,
and 1.2 mi upstream from Blairs Pond and mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--3.02 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 1958 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR MD-DE-84-1: 1981, 1983 (M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage and concrete control; timber control prior to Nov. 8, 1979.
Datum of gage is 34.87 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS.--Diversion for irrigation of about 150 acres located upstream from station during some years,
mainly during the months of June, July, August, and September. U.S. Geological Survey satellite
data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 363 ft³/s, Aug. 28, 2011, gage height, 5.57 ft; minimum
discharge, 0 ft³/s, July 18-30, 1977, as a result of pumpage for irrigation, Sept. 9-15, 2016.
COOPERATION.--Funding for this station is provided by the Delaware Geological Survey, and the U.S. Geological
Survey. Funding for water-quality data collection is provided by the U.S. Geological Survey (NGWOS).