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USGS 01409810 West Branch Wading River near Jenkins NJ

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SURFACE-WATER RECORDS

LOCATION.--Lat 39°41'17", long 74°32'53" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Washington Township, Burlington County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040301, on right bank 900 ft downstream from Godfrey Bridge on Washington-Jenkins Road, 1.2 mi southwest of Jenkins, and 2.2 mi downstream from Little Hauken Run.
DRAINAGE AREA.--84.1 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Occasional low-flow measurements, October 2004 to September 2005. Continuous-record discharge station, October 1974 to September 1996 and February 2006 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NJ-77-1: 1976. WDR NJ-81-1: 1975(P), 1976(P), 1977(P), 1978(P), 1979(P), 1980(P). WDR NJ-90-1: 1989 (M,m).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 10.17 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records good, except for estimated discharges, which are fair. Occasional regulation from upstream cranberry bogs and small ponds.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 2,720 ft3/s, Sep 5, 2012, gage height, 16.85 ft; minimum discharge, 12 ft3/s, Sep 14, 1995.

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National Weather Service flood stage for this gage is 15 ft.

This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

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All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 1981-10-01  2018-11-19
00065 Gage height, H350XL Bubbler 2013-04-03  2018-11-19

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 323 11-19-2018   08:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 19 based on 34 years of record more
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38.9 71 91 112 140 296 323


Gage height, feet, H350XL Bubbler

Most recent instantaneous value: 13.11 11-19-2018   08:15 EST
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