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
Funding for this site is provided by:
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
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".
WDR NJ-82-2: Drainage area.
Water-stage and precipitation recorder with telemetry
above concrete dam. Datum of gage is 29.49 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records fair, except for estimated discharges and
discharges below 5 ft3
/s, which are poor. Occasional
regulation from lake gate operations or other activities
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 22,000
/s, from rating curve extended above 1,100 ft³/s on basis
of slope-area measurement of peak flow at site 0.5 mi downstream, Sep
1, 1940, gage height, 17.98 ft, from high-water mark; minimum
discharge, 0.00 ft3
/s, many days, due to upstream regulation
or for short periods just after waste gate was closed and water was
PERIOD OF RECORD1.--
Water years 1973 to current
Discrete water-quality data were collected
as part of the
New Jersey Ambient Surface-Water-Quality Monitoring Network
1 Water-Quality Records
Gage can not record lake levels below about
Rain gage data is available from this location at this