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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 analysis.

USGS 01457000 Musconetcong River near Bloomsbury NJ


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Estimated flood stage for this gage is 6 feet.

gage photoLOCATION. --Lat 40°40'20", long 75°03'39" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Pohatcong Township, Warren County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040105, on right bank just downstream from bridge on Limekiln Road (Person Road), 1.5 mi upstream of Bloomsbury, and 9.5 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA. --141 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD. --July 1903 to March 1907, July 1921 to current year.
GAGE. --Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Concrete control since Sept. 29, 1932. Datum of gage is 274.83 ft above NGVD of 1929. July 1903 to Mar. 31, 1907, nonrecording gage at bridge 15 ft upstream at different datum. July 26 to Sept. 12, 1921, nonrecording gage at bridge at present datum. Streamflow at this station may is occasionally affected by releases from and change in storage in Lake Hopatcong and other lakes.
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.

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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-08-28
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2016-08-28

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34 58 76 99 157 193 4420

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Most recent instantaneous value: 1.30   08-28-2016   06:15 EDT
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