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
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39°37'23", long 74°26'29" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Bass River Township, Burlington County, NJ,
Hydrologic Unit 02040301, on left bank about 100 ft upstream from
bridge on Stage Road, 0.7 mi west of Lake Absegami, 2.2 mi north of New
Gretna, and 5.3 mi upstream from mouth.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Occasional low-flow measurements, water years
1969 to 1974. January 1978 to current year.
WDR NJ-81-1:1978-80(P). WDR NJ-92-1:1978,
1979, 1989, 1991(P).
Water-stage recorder with telemetry. Datum of gage is
1.10 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records fair, except for estimated discharges, which
are poor. Occasional regulation by Lake Absegami. Discharges above 200
/s from rating curve extension on basis of logarithmic
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 1,130
/s, Aug 21, 1997, gage height, 7.28 ft, from rating curve
extended above 200 ft3
/s on basis of logarithmic
extrapolation, maximum gage height, 8.94 ft, Oct 29, 2012, from
high-water mark, affected by backwater from tide; minimum discharge,
/s, Sep 15, 1995.
PERIOD OF RECORD1.--
Water years 1975 to current
Discrete water-quality data were collected
as part of the
New Jersey Ambient Surface-Water-Quality Monitoring Network
1 Water-Quality Records