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Water-Year Summary for Site 01399830

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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01399830 NORTH BRANCH RARITAN RIVER AT NORTH BRANCH, NJ
LOCATION - Lat 40°36'00", long 74°40'26" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Bridgewater Township, Somerset County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030105, on left bank, at upstream side of bridge on County Route 614 (Easton Turnpike) in village of North Branch, 0.1 mi downstream from River Brook, and 3.6 mi upstream from confluence with South Branch Raritan River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 174 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - On Mar 8, 2019, gage-height for the period Jan 2, 2017 to Jan 26, 2017 was revised based on hydrographic comparison.  
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Continuous-record discharge station, water years 1977-81. Annual maximum gage, water years 1982-95, 1997 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 56.94 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Annual peak data can be obtained by selecting Peak streamflow from the 'Available data for this site' drop-down menu above or by using this link.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 27,800 ft³/s, Sep 16, 1999, gage height, 21.53 ft.