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USGS 01408500 Toms River near Toms River NJ


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NOTICE: This water-quality monitor, as well as 10 gaging stations and 1 other water-quality monitor in the Barnegat Bay watershed, will be discontinued on October 1, 2014, due to lack of funding. The gages were installed in 2011 as part of the Barnegat Bay Flow and Water-Quality Monitoring Program funded by New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and USGS which will conclude on September 30, 2014.

Estimated flood stage for this gage is 8 feet.

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LOCATION.--Lat 39°59'11", long 74°13'24" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Toms River Township, Ocean County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040301, on left bank 500 ft downstream from bridge on County Route 527 (Oak Ridge Parkway), 1.9 mi downstream from Union Branch, and 2.6 mi northwest of community of Toms River.

DRAINAGE AREA.--123 mi2.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1928 to current year. Monthly discharge only for October and November 1928, published in WSP 1302.

GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 8.10 ft above NGVD of 1929.

COOPERATION.--Funding for this gage is provided by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.

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This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 9 Available Parameters for this site
00010 Temperature, water 2011-09-23  2014-07-29
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-29
00095 Specific cond at 25C 2011-09-23  2014-07-29
00400 pH 2011-09-23  2014-07-29
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2014-07-29
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2011-09-23  2014-07-29
00301 Diss oxygen,%saturtn 2011-09-21  2014-07-29
00300 Dissolved oxygen 2011-09-23  2014-07-29
99133 NO3+NO2,water,insitu [Corrected Nitrate] 2014-03-31  2014-07-29

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 173   07-29-2014  18:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 29 based on 84 years of record more
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55 92 119 148 163 173 794

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.93   07-29-2014  18:00 EDT
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