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Development of a High Water Mark Database and Display System for Coastal Flooding Events in Delaware

Water over the road at Bethany Beach, DE
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DGS is building a database and web distribution system to collect, manage, and display high water marks (HWMs) that are observed throughout Delaware as a result of flooding events. Historical peak water levels can be extracted for past storms or for a selected geographic area. Development is being done in partnership with the Office of the Delaware State Climatologist, the Delaware Environmental Observing System (DEOS) and the Delaware Environmental Monitoring and Analysis Center (DEMAC).

Project Update: NEWRnet - North East Water Resources Network

Monitoring station at Coursey Pond outlet

Infrastructure that will support the NEWRNet water quality monitoring station was installed at the main outflow of Coursey Pond on the fish ladder on April 23, 2014.

NEWRnet - North East Water Resources Network

NEWRnet study sites
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The North East Water Resources (NEWRnet) consortium of EPSCoR jurisdictions of Delaware (DE), Rhode Island (RI), and Vermont (VT) will create an advanced sensor network in watersheds for gathering high-frequency, spatially-extensive water quality and quantity data and a network of lab and field-based experiments and agent-based models to investigate how to align sensor data and their visualization with utilization by stakeholders. DGS is participating in the watershed sensing network by installing and operating a nitrogen and organic carbon sensor and stream discharge monitoring station in the Murderkill River watershed, and collaborating with the project team to interpret results.

Hurricane Sandy Q&A - Experts at UD aid state, National Weather Service during storm

4:37 p.m., Oct. 31, 2012--The Office of the State Climatologist and the Delaware Geological Survey (DGS), both based at the University of Delaware, provided the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and the National Weather Service with weather, coastal flooding and stream flooding information for Delaware during Hurricane Sandy.

Stream and Tide Gage Data for Hurricane Sandy

GOES Satellite Image of Hurricane Sandy (Image provided by NASA)

Hurricane Sandy was a major storm event for the tidal areas of Delaware. As a part of the mission of the Delaware Geological Survey, we have compiled preliminary data related to Delaware tide and stream levels related to the Hurricane Sandy and compared them with previous flooding records.

The Delaware Water Conditions Summary

The Water Conditions Summary is an online monthly summary of water conditions in Delaware. Principal factors in determining water conditions are precipitation, streamflow, and groundwater levels in aquifers. Data from rain gages, stream gages, and observation wells located throughout Delaware have been collected and compiled since the 1960s by the Delaware Geological Survey. These data are displayed as hydrographs and are also available for download. In general, water is abundant in Delaware, but supply is restricted by natural geologic conditions in some areas, by contamination in others, and is dependent on precipitation.

Delaware Geological Survey - US Geological Survey Stream and Tide Gaging Program

The US Geological Survey in cooperation with the Delaware Geological Survey through a State-Federal partnership program operates and maintains stream and tide gages throughout Delaware. The streamgage network is a component of the National Streamflow Information Program (NSIP), a program that provides real-time and long-term current and historical streamflow information that is not only accurate and unbiased, but also meets the needs of many users.

Delaware waterways: Tidal streams often hide danger beneath surface

State Geologist John Talley was quoted in this news story about tidal streams.

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Stream Station: Millsboro Pond Outlet at Millsboro

USGS 01484525 MILLSBORO POND OUTLET AT MILLSBORO, DE

Station Type: 
Stream
Period of Record: 
May 1986 to September 1988; March 1991 to Present
Frequency: 
Monthly
Map County: 
Sussex County
Map Location: 
38.594556,-75.291028

Stream Station: Beaverdam Branch at Houston

USGS 01484100 BEAVERDAM BRANCH AT HOUSTON, DE

Station Type: 
Stream
Period of Record: 
1958 to Present
Frequency: 
Monthly
Map County: 
Kent County
Map Location: 
38.905778,-75.51275

Stream Station: Blackbird Creek at Blackbird

USGS 01483200 BLACKBIRD CREEK AT BLACKBIRD, DE

Station Type: 
Stream
Period of Record: 
1956 to Present
Frequency: 
Monthly
Map County: 
New Castle County
Map Location: 
39.366277,-75.669389

Stream Station: Shellpot Creek at Wilmington

USGS 01477800 SHELLPOT CREEK AT WILMINGTON, DE

Station Type: 
Stream
Period of Record: 
1945 to Present
Frequency: 
Monthly
Map County: 
New Castle County
Map Location: 
39.760972,-75.5186944

Stream Station: Marshyhope Creek near Adamsville

USGS 01488500 MARSHYHOPE CREEK NEAR ADAMSVILLE, DE

Station Type: 
Stream
Period of Record: 
April 1943 to March 1969, October 1971 to December 2002, October 2004 to Present
Frequency: 
Monthly
Map County: 
Kent County
Map Location: 
38.84969,-75.67311

Water Conditions Summary Station Map

Map displaying all observing stations monitored by DGS for current and long-term conditions as part of the Water Conditions Summary for Delaware.

Real-time Data and Graphs from USGS

Real-time Data and Graphs from USGS

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Real-time Data and Graphs from DEOS

Below are graphs and charts of current environmental data from the Delaware Environmental Observing System (DEOS.) Select a station below to near see real-time data tables and graphs.

Stream Station: Nanticoke River near Bridgeville

USGS 01487000 NANTICOKE RIVER NEAR BRIDGEVILLE, DE

Station Type: 
Stream
Period of Record: 
April 1943 to Present
Frequency: 
Monthly
Map County: 
Sussex County
Map Location: 
38.728333, -75.561861

Stream Station: St. Jones River at Dover

USGS 01483700 ST JONES RIVER AT DOVER, DE

Station Type: 
Stream
Period of Record: 
January 1958 to Present
Frequency: 
Monthly
Map County: 
Kent County
Map Location: 
39.163722,-75.519083