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USGS 01411500 Maurice River at Norma NJ


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LOCATION.--Lat 39°29'44", long 75°04'37" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Pittsgrove Township, Salem County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040206, on right bank just upstream from bridge on Almond Road (County Route 540), 0.6 mi east of Norma, 0.8 mi downstream from Blackwater Branch, and 2.9 mi west of Vineland.
DRAINAGE AREA.--112 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1932 to current year. Monthly discharge only for December 1933, published in WSP 1302.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1382: 1933. WDR NJ-79-1: 1967(P). WDR NJ-82-2: Drainage area. WDR US-2007: 2000, 2003.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage. Concrete control since Dec 27, 1937. Datum of gage is 46.94 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records good, except for estimated discharges, which are fair. Occasional regulation by lakes and ponds upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 7,360 ft3/s, from rating curve extended above 3,000 ft³/s by logarithmic plotting, Sep 2, 1940, gage height, 8.72 ft, peak was highest since at least 1867, when Union Lake Dam was built in Millville; minimum discharge, 20 ft3/s, Aug 15, 2002.
PERIOD OF RECORD1.--Water years 1953, 1962-63, 1965-97, 1999 to current year.
REMARKS1.--Discrete water-quality data were collected as part of the New Jersey Ambient Surface-Water-Quality Monitoring Network.
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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-10-24
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2016-10-24

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Most recent instantaneous value: 72   10-24-2016   13:15 EDT
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Most recent instantaneous value: 2.57   10-24-2016   13:15 EDT
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