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USGS 01401650 Pike Run at Belle Mead NJ

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SURFACE-WATER RECORDS

LOCATION.--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.
DRAINAGE AREA.--5.36 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Continuous-record discharge station, July 1980 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR NJ-01-1: 1994(M), 1996(M), 1997(P), 1999(P).
GAGE.--Water-stage and precipitation recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 58.85 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--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 ft³/s, Sep 16, 1999, gage height, 13.61 ft, from high-water mark in gage house, from rating curve extended above 970 ft³/s on basis of step-backwater computation of peak flow; minimum discharge, 0.00 ft³/s, many days.

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Available Parameters Available Period
  
1981-10-02  2020-07-04
2007-10-01  2020-07-04







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.43 07-04-2020   16:15 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 4 based on 40 water years of record more
Min
(1999)
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Jul 4
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(2014)
0.00 0.43 0.55 1.2 2.6 2.9 19.2


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.79 07-04-2020   16:15 EDT
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