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:
40°28'05", long 74°38'56" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Hillsborough Township, Somerset County, NJ,
Hydrologic Unit 02030105, on right bank 20 ft upstream from bridge on
Township Line Road, 0.7 mi east of Belle Mead, 0.8 mi upstream from
Cruser Brook, and 1.0 mi downstream from bridge on U.S. Route
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
July 1980 to current year.
WDR NJ-01-1: 1994(M), 1996(M), 1997(P),
Water-stage and precipitation recorder with telemetry and
crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 58.85 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records fair, except for estimated discharges and
discharges below 0.5 ft3
/s, which are poor. Some regulation
during summer months, possibly from irrigation. Discharges above 1,940
/s from rating curve extension on basis of step-backwater
computation of peak flow.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 4,120
/s, Sep 16, 1999, gage height, 13.61 ft, from high-water
mark in gage house; minimum discharge, 0.00 ft3
Rain gage data is available from this location at this