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
Funding for this site is provided by:
Lat 41°10'12.0", long 74°39'23.84"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Frankford Township, Sussex
County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02020007, at culvert on Roy Road in Roys,
0.5 mi southeast of intersection with County Route 565, 1.0 mi
northeast of Pellettown, and 3.3 mi upstream of West Branch Papakating
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Miscellaneous measurement, October 2004.
Continuous-record discharge station, October 2014 to current
Water-stage, precipitation, and air temperature recorder
with telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 410 ft above NAVD
of 1988, from topographic map.
Records fair, except for estimated discharges, which
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 467 ft³/s,
Feb 25, 2016, ; maximum gage height, 9.62 ft., Feb 25, 2016 ; minimum
discharge, 0.09 ft³/s, Jul 25, 2016.
Rain gage data is available from this location at this link.
The air temperature data for this station
are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Although the
instrumentation is calibrated at least once/year, the temporary
classification means that documented routine inspections and other
quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data
acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific
or interpretive studies.
This gaging station
was discontinued on January 1, 2018, due to persistent beaver activity
causing the stage-discharge relationship to be