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ICE EFFECTS ON STREAMFLOW -- During cold weather, ice effects on stage and discharge determinations at some streamgages are likely. Streamgages experiencing ice conditions will have the discharge record temporarily disabled to prevent the display of erroneous discharge values. The discharge record will resume when it is determined that ice conditions are no longer present. Adjustment of data for ice effects can only be done after detailed analysis.
National Weather Service flood stage for this gage is 25 ft.
LOCATION.--Lat 41°18'33", long 74°47'43" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Dingman Township, Pike County, Hydrologic Unit 02040104, on right bank 1,500 ft upstream from toll bridge (on U.S. Route 206) between Montague, NJ and Milford, PA, 0.8 mi downstream from Sawkill Creek, and at river mile 246.3.
DRAINAGE AREA.--3,480 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1936 to September 1939 (gage heights only, published as "at Milford, PA"). October 1939 to current year. Monthly discharge only for some periods, published in WSP 1302.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 369.93 ft above NGVD of 1929, and was determined to be approximately 369.33 ft above NAVD of 1988 through the use of Vertcon. Prior to Feb 9, 1940, nonrecording gage on upstream side of left span of subsequently dismantled bridge at present site at datum 70 ft lower.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Oct 10, 1903 reached a stage of 31.1 ft (from high-water mark), discharge, 217,000 ft3/s.
COOPERATION.--Gage height and discharge at this gage are funded by the Delaware River Master.
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