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:
40°49'50", long 74°58'40" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, White Township, Warren County, NJ, Hydrologic
Unit 02040105, on right bank at Pequest, 100 ft upstream from abandoned
railroad bridge, 300 ft downstream from Furnace Brook, and 2.0 mi north
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
October 1921 to current year. Monthly
discharge only for October 1921, published in WSP 1302.
WSP 1902: 1940(M), 1945, 1955(M), 1957,
Water-stage recorder with telemetry. Concrete control
since Sep 29, 1929. Datum of gage is 398.78 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Prior to June 22, 1926, non-recording gage at site 10 ft upstream at
Records good, except for estimated discharges, which
are fair. Between 1958 and 1960 approximately ten miles of the Pequest
River from Long Bridge to below Vienna was dredged and realigned by the
U.S. Soil Conservation Service (now called Natural Resources
Conservation Service). This work may have affected peak discharges at
this gage. Some regulation from unknown sources upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 2,370
/s, Sep 8, 2011, gage height, 6.42 ft; minimum discharge,
/s, Sep 17, 1965.
PERIOD OF RECORD1.--
Water years 1923-25, 1958-80,
1991-97, 2005 to current year.
COOPERATIVE NETWORK SITE DESCRIPTOR: Trace
Element Assessment (303d) special study site.
Physical measurements and samples for
laboratory analyses were provided by personnel of the New Jersey
Department of Environmental Protection.
1 Water-Quality Records