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USGS 01482500 Salem River at Woodstown NJ

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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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.

 


SURFACE-WATER RECORDS

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".
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NJ-82-2: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage and precipitation recorder with telemetry above concrete dam. Datum of gage is 29.49 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records fair, except for estimated discharges and discharges below 5 ft3/s, which are poor. Occasional regulation from lake gate operations or other activities upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 22,000 ft3/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 below spillway.

WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water years 1973 to current year.
REMARKS.--Discrete water-quality data were collected as part of the New Jersey Ambient Surface-Water-Quality Monitoring Network.

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Gage can not record lake levels below about 9.52 feet.

Rain gage data is available from this location at this link.

This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-12-10
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2016-12-10

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 8.0   12-10-2016   15:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 10 based on 59 years of record more
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3.7 8.0 10 16 21 24 78


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 11.11   12-10-2016   15:15 EST
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