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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.
Gage can not record lake levels below about 9.52 feet.
Estimated flood stage for this gage is 13 feet.
LOCATION. --Lat 39°38'38", long 75°19'49" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Woodstown Borough, Salem County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040206, on right end of Memorial Lake Dam at Woodstown, 0.3 mi upstream from Chestnut Run, and 0.3 mi downstream from Salem County railroad bridge.
DRAINAGE AREA. --14.6 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD. --March to September 1940, December 1941 to January 1984, June to December 1989, October 2002 to current year. Operated as crest-stage gage 1985-95. Prior to 1952, published as "Salem Creek at Woodstown".
GAGE. --Water-stage recorder above concrete dam. Datum of gage is 29.49 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.
Value Jul 29