During winter months, cold and ice may
result in inaccurate real-time gage height and streamflow data.
Adjustments or deletions of this data can only be done after detailed
Funding for this site is provided by:
Lat 40°34'20", long 74°52'05"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Franklin Township,
Hunterdon County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030105, on right bank at
downstream side of bridge on Stanton Station Road at Stanton Station,
0.4 mi upstream from Prescott Brook, and 1.4 mi west of Stanton.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Continuous-record discharge station July 1903
to December 1906, September 1925 to current year. Monthly discharge
only for July 1919 to August 1925.
WSP 561: Drainage area. WSP 1552: 1904,
1922-24(M), 1928-29(M), 1933-35(M). WDR NJ-88-1: 1982. WDR NJ-02-1:
Water-stage recorder with telemetry. Datum of gage is
125.01 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Aug 17, 1925, non-recording gage
on downstream side of highway bridge at same site and datum.
Records good, except for estimated discharges, which
are fair. Flow regulated by Spruce Run Reservoir since September 1963
(station 01396790). Occasional regulation at low flows by ponds above
station. Water diverted by Hamden Pumping Station, 4.0 mi upstream,
into Round Valley Reservoir since February 1966. Water can be released
(maximum rate 186 ft3
/s) from Round Valley Reservoir at
Hamden Pumping Station since July 1990. Discharges above 9,300
/s from rating curve extension on basis of slope-area
measurement and contracted opening measurement
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 18,000
/s, Aug 19, 1955, gage height, 15.22 ft, from rating
curve extended above 9,300 ft3
/s on basis of slope-area
measurement and contracted opening measurement at gage height 15.22 ft;
minimum discharge, 9.0 ft3
/s, Nov 7, 1931.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Water years 1923-25, 1959-81, 1983-84,
1991-97, 2004 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD.--
DISSOLVED OXYGEN: September 2009.
DISSOLVED OXYGEN, PERCENT SATURATION: September 2009. PH: September
2009. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: September 2009. WATER TEMPERATURE:
COOPERATION: Physical measurements and samples for
laboratory analysis were collected in cooperation with the NJ
Department of Environmental Protection and the New Jersey Water Supply
Authority. Determination of concentrations of ammonia in filtered water
was performed by the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services,
Environmental and Chemical Laboratory (DHSS-ECL). Determination of
concentrations of suspended solids in unfiltered water was performed by
Discrete water-quality data were collected as part of
New Jersey Ambient Surface-Water-Quality Monitoring Network
National Weather Service flood stage for this
gage is 8.0 ft.
Forecasts for this gage are issued by the National Weather Service
Forecast information is available here.