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USGS 01396190 South Branch Raritan River at Four Bridges NJ


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Collection of gage height data and computation of discharge will be discontinued at this gaging station on October 1, 2012 due to lack of funding. Precipitation data will continue to be collected at this location.

Estimated flood stage for this gage is 7 feet.

Rain gage data is available from this location at this link
gage photoLOCATION. --Lat 40°48'22", long 74°44'26" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Washington Township, Morris County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030105, on right bank, just downstream of bridge on Elizabeth Avenue, 0.3 mi southwest of Four Bridges, 0.6 mi downstream of Drakes Brook, 0.7 mi northwest of Naughright, and 2.7 mi northwest of Chester.
DRAINAGE AREA. --31.0 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD. --January 1999 to current year.
GAGE. --Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 564.00 ft North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (levels from New Jersey Geological Survey benchmark). Occasional spikes and dips in flow probably due to gate operations lakes upstream of gage.

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This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

Available Parameters Available Period
1999-01-20  2012-09-30
2007-10-01  2012-09-30


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Summary of all available data for this site
Instantaneous-data availability statement
*** There are no data available on the Waterdata system for the time period specified,
    although data may be available in the files of the local USGS office operating the station.