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USGS 01445000 Pequest River at Huntsville NJ


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LOCATION.--Lat 40°58'51", long 74°46'35" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Green Township, Sussex County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040105, on right bank 20 ft upstream from bridge on Pequest Road in Huntsville and 0.4 mi downstream from Kymers Brook.
DRAINAGE AREA.--31.0 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 1939 to October 1962, October 2002 to current year. Annual maximum and minimum, water years 1963-74, and annual maximums, water years 1975-95, 1999, 2000.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1332: 1945, 1949. WDR-US-2007: 1955(M), 1975(M), 1976(M), 1979(M), 1992(M), 1999(M), 2005(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with telemetry and concrete control. Datum of gage is 553.81 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records fair, except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Possible regulation from unknown sources upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 1,060 ft3/s, Sep 9, 2011, gage height, 6.30 ft; minimum discharge, 1.1 ft3/s, Aug 2, 1955.

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00060 Discharge 2002-10-01  2017-06-22
00065 Gage height [from bubbler] 2015-06-18  2017-06-22

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Most recent instantaneous value: 15.6 06-22-2017   22:15 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jun 22 based on 36 years of record more
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6.40 14 15.6 24 39 43 376

Gage height, feet, [from bubbler]

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.52 06-22-2017   22:15 EDT
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