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Lat 40°37'10", long 74°46'25"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Readington Township,
Hunterdon County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030105, on right bank 1,700 ft
upstream from bridge on U.S. Route 22, 0.4 mi northeast of Whitehouse
Station, and 0.8 mi upstream from mouth.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Continuous-record discharge station, March
1977 to current year. Prior to October 1986, published as South Branch
Rockaway Creek at Whitehouse (station 01399690).
WDR NJ-88-1: 1987. WDR NJ-90-1: 1988. WDR
US-2010-1: drainage area.
Water-stage recorder with telemetry. Datum of gage is
121.5 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to October 1986 at site 1,700 ft
downstream at datum 8.07 ft lower.
Records fair, except for estimated discharges, which
are poor. Occasional releases from Round Valley Reservoir enter stream
directly upstream from station. Occasional regulation probably due to
gate operations at Cushetunk Lake 1,000 ft upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 2,620 ft³/s,
Sep 16, 1999, gage height, 10.68 ft; minimum discharge, 0.00 ft³/s,