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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01477120 RACCOON CREEK NEAR SWEDESBORO, NJ
LOCATION - Lat 39°44'26", long 75°15'33" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Harrison Township, Gloucester County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040202, on right bank 25 ft downstream from bridge on County Route 607 (Tomlin Station Road), 1.8 mi west of Mullica Hill, and 2.8 mi east of Swedesboro.
DRAINAGE AREA - 26.9 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NJ-82-2: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Miscellaneous measurements, May 1965 to April 1966. Continuous-record discharge station, May 1966 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 0.00 ft NGVD of 1929. Prior to Jul 28, 1969, at datum 7.96 ft higher. Jul 28, 1969 to Sep 30, 1969, at datum 5.96 ft higher.
REMARKS - Records fair, except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Occasional regulation from irrigation and operation of gates at ponds upstream of gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 5,510 ft³/s, Aug 28, 2011, gage height, 18.68 ft; minimum discharge, 2.9 ft³/s, Jul 14, 1966.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1965 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: June 1966 to September 1969. WATER TEMPERATURE: May 1966 to September 1973, daily maximum-minimum; October 1998 to October 2001, recorded hourly.
REMARKS - Discrete water-quality data were collected as part of the New Jersey Ambient Surface-Water-Quality Monitoring Network.