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 39°40'28", long 74°39'54"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Mullica Township, Atlantic
County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040301, on right bank in Wharton State
Forest, 2.4 mi upstream from Sleeper Branch, 2.5 mi north of Batsto,
and 5.7 mi southeast of Atsion.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Continuous-record discharge station,
September 1957 to current year.
WDR NJ-1969: 1958(M), 1960(M), 1967-68(M). WDR
NJ-83-1: Drainage area.
Water-stage recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 11.93 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records good, except for estimated discharges, which
are fair. Some regulation from upstream cranberry bogs and Atsion Lake.
Diversions from Sleeper Branch enter river upstream from gage and
substantially increase the discharge at the gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 1,860
/s, Aug 29, 2011, gage height, 7.30 ft, from high-water
mark; minimum discharge, 4.9 ft3
/s, Sep 16, 1995.
National Weather Service flood stage for
this gage is 5 ft.