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
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Lat 40°28'05", long 74°38'56"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Hillsborough Township,
Somerset County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030105, on right bank 20 ft
upstream from bridge on Township Line Road, 0.7 mi east of Belle Mead,
0.8 mi upstream from Cruser Brook, and 1.0 mi downstream from bridge on
U.S. Route 206.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
July 1980 to current year.
WDR NJ-01-1: 1994(M), 1996(M), 1997(P),
Water-stage and precipitation recorder with telemetry and
crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 58.85 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records fair, except for estimated discharges and
discharges below 0.5 ft3
/s, which are poor. Some regulation
during summer months, possibly from irrigation.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 4,120
/s, Sep 16, 1999, gage height, 13.61 ft, from high-water
mark in gage house, from rating curve extended above 970
/s on basis of step-backwater computation of peak flow;
minimum discharge, 0.00 ft3
/s, many days.
National Weather Service flood stage for
this gage is 0 ft.
Rain gage data is available from this location at this