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USGS 01467081 South Branch Pennsauken Creek at Cherry Hill NJ


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LOCATION.--Lat 39°56'30", long 75°00'04" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Burlington County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040202, on left bank on downstream wingwall of bridge on West Mill Road in Cherry Hill, 1.1 mi south of Maple Shade and 3.8 mi upstream from confluence with the North Branch Pennsauken Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--8.98 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Continuous-record discharge station, water years 1968-76 and 1978 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NJ-82-2: Drainage area. WDR NJ-90-1: 1968 (P), 1970 (P), 1971 (P).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 8.12 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records fair, except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Diurnal fluctuations due to a sewage treatment plant upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 1,560 ft3/s, Jul 13, 2004, gage height, 11.76 ft; minimum discharge, 1.1 ft3/s, Aug 7, 1999.

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National Weather Service flood stage for this gage is 9 ft.

This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

Available Parameters Available Period
2019-11-07  2020-04-02
1981-10-01  2020-04-02
2007-10-01  2020-04-02
2019-11-07  2020-04-02


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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 7.47 04-02-2020   21:15 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Apr 2 based on 51 water years of record more
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Value Apr 2
Median 75th
Mean Max
4.80 7.47 9.7 14 18 29 259

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.13 04-02-2020   21:15 EDT
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