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Lat 39°29'44", long 75°04'37"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Pittsgrove Township, Salem
County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040206, on right bank just upstream from
bridge on Almond Road (County Route 540), 0.6 mi east of Norma, 0.8 mi
downstream from Blackwater Branch, and 2.9 mi west of Vineland.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Continuous-record discharge station, July
1932 to current year. Monthly discharge only for December 1933,
published in WSP 1302.
WSP 1382: 1933. WDR NJ-79-1: 1967(P). WDR
NJ-82-2: Drainage area. WDR US-2007: 2000, 2003.
Water-stage recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage.
Concrete control since Dec 27, 1937. Datum of gage is 46.94 ft above
NGVD of 1929.
Records good, except for estimated discharges, which
are fair. Occasional regulation by lakes and ponds upstream. Discharges
above 3,000 ftÂ³/s from rating curve extension on basis of logarithmic
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 7,360 ft³/s,
from rating curve extended above 3,000 ftÂ³/s by logarithmic
extrapolation, Sep 2, 1940, gage height, 8.72 ft, peak was highest
since at least 1867, when Union Lake Dam was built in Millville;
minimum discharge, 20 ft³/s, Aug 15, 2002.
PERIOD OF RECORD1.--
Water years 1953, 1962-63,
1965-97, 1999 to current year.
Discrete water-quality data were collected
as part of the
New Jersey Ambient Surface-Water-Quality Monitoring Network
1 Water-Quality Records
National Weather Service flood stage for
this gage is 4 ft.