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USGS 01405030 Lawrence Brook at Westons Mills NJ


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LOCATION.--Lat 40°28'59", long 74°24'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, New Brunswick City, Middlesex County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030105, on left bank at dam on Westons Mill Pond at Westons Mills, 110 ft upstream of bridge on Burnet Street (Tower Center Boulevard), 200 ft downstream of bridge on State Route 18, and 1.3 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--44.9 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 1988 to October 1994, July 1995 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NJ-89-1: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with telemetry above masonry dam. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929.
COOPERATION.--Gage operated in cooperation with the City of New Brunswick Water Department.
REMARKS.--Records fair, except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Discharge given herein includes flow through floodgates when open. Flow regulated by Farrington Lake, capacity, 655,250,000 gal. Diversion just upstream of gage by New Brunswick Water Department. Discharges above 1,500 ft3/s from rating curve extension on basis of logarithmic extrapolation.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 7,700 ft3/s, from rating curve extended above 1,500 ft3/s on basis of logarithmic extrapolation, Aug 28, 2011, gage height, 20.26 ft; minimum discharge, 0.00 ft3/s, Sep 29, 1989.

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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-10-20
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2016-10-20

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5.1 11 17 18 28 79 884

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Most recent instantaneous value: 15.78   10-20-2016   16:30 EDT
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