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USGS 01443900 Yards Creek near Blairstown NJ


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LOCATION.--Lat 40°58'50", long 75°02'21" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Blairstown Township, Warren County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040105, on left bank 100 ft upstream from bridge on Hainesburg-Mount Vernon Road (Walnut Valley Road), 1.4 mi downstream from Lower Yards Creek Reservoir, 2.2 mi northeast of Hainesburg, 2.4 mi upstream from mouth, and 4.2 mi west of Blairstown.
DRAINAGE AREA.--5.34 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1966 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NJ-77-2: 1976. WDR NJ-79-2: 1977(m). WDR NJ-82-2: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with telemetry, crest-stage gage, and concrete control. Datum of gage is 606.8 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records fair, except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Flow regulated by GPU Generation Corporation, at the Lower Yards Creek Reservoir 1.4 mi above station. Reservoir is part of a pumped-storage hydroelectric project.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 583 ft3/s, Feb 24, 1977, gage height, 3.92 ft; minimum discharge, 0.00 ft3/s, Sep 12, 1971.

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00060 Discharge 1981-10-19  2017-12-13
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2017-12-13

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Most recent instantaneous value: 1.66 12-13-2017   09:00 EST
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0.86 1.66 3.3 12 17 20 108

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Most recent instantaneous value: 1.87 12-13-2017   09:00 EST
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