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USGS 01402540 Millstone River at Weston NJ


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LOCATION.--Lat 40°31'47", long 74°35'18" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Manville Borough, Somerset County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030105, at downstream center pier on bridge on Wilhouski Street (Manville Causeway) over bypass channel at Weston, in Manville, 0.8 mi south of Alma White College, 1.5 mi upstream of confluence with Raritan River, and 1.9 mi north of Millstone. Station is approximately 1.5 mi upstream of confluence with Raritan River.
DRAINAGE AREA.--271 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water years 1997, 1999 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 21.9 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Under some flow conditions, gage is affected by backwater from Raritan River. Diurnal fluctuations in gage height possibly due to flow pattern in sewage effluent that enter the river upstream of gage. Annual peak data can be obtained by selecting Peak streamflow from the 'Available data for this site' drop-down menu above or by using this link.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum gage height, 23.21 ft, Sep 17, 1999.


PERIOD OF RECORD.--Water years 1976-91, 2006-07.
REMARKS.--Cooperative Network Site Descriptor: Perchlorate Assessment special study site.
COOPERATION.--Physical measurements and samples for laboratory analyses were provided by personnel of the NJ Department of Environmental Protection. Determination of perchlorate was performed by TestAmerica Laboratories, Inc.

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National Weather Service flood stage for this gage is 11.5 ft.

This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

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