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Water-Year Summary for Site 01482500

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2022
LOCATION - Lat 39°38'38", long 75°19'49" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Woodstown Borough, Salem County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040206, on right end of Memorial Lake Dam at Woodstown, 0.3 mi upstream from Chestnut Run, and 0.3 mi downstream from Salem County railroad bridge.
DRAINAGE AREA - 14.6 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NJ-82-2: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Continuous-record discharge station, March to September 1940, December 1941 to January 1984, June to December 1989, October 2002 to current year. Annual maximum gage, 1985-95. Prior to 1952, published as "Salem Creek at Woodstown".
GAGE - Water-stage and precipitation recorder with telemetry above concrete dam. Datum of gage is 29.49 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Records fair, except for estimated discharges and discharges below 5 ft³/s, which are poor. Occasional regulation from lake gate operations or other activities upstream.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 22,000 ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 1,100 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow at site 0.5 mi downstream, Sep 1, 1940, gage height, 17.98 ft, from high-water mark; minimum discharge, 0.00 ft³/s, many days, due to upstream regulation or for short periods just after waste gate was closed and water was below spillway.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1973 to current year.
REMARKS - Discrete water-quality data were collected as part of the New Jersey Ambient Surface-Water-Quality Monitoring Network.