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Lat 40°28'59", long 74°24'46"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, New Brunswick City,
Middlesex County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030105, on left bank at dam on
Westons Mill Pond at Westons Mills, 110 ft upstream of bridge on Burnet
Street (Tower Center Boulevard), 200 ft downstream of bridge on State
Route 18, and 1.3 mi upstream from mouth.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Continuous-record discharge station December
1988 to October 1994, July 1995 to current year.
WDR NJ-89-1: Drainage area.
Water-stage recorder with telemetry above masonry dam.
Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929.
Gage operated in cooperation with the City of New
Brunswick Water Department.
Records fair, except for estimated discharges, which
are poor. Discharge given herein includes flow through floodgates when
open. Flow regulated by Farrington Lake, capacity, 655,250,000 gal.
Diversion just upstream of gage by New Brunswick Water Department.
Discharges above 1,500 ft3
/s from rating curve extension on
basis of logarithmic extrapolation.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 7,700
/s, from rating curve extended above 1,500
/s on basis of logarithmic extrapolation, Aug 28, 2011,
gage height, 20.26 ft; minimum discharge, 0.00 ft3
National Weather Service flood stage for
this gage is 18 ft.