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Water Resources Data, New Jersey, Water Year 2003--Volume 1. Surface-Water Data

Water-Data Report NJ-03-1

Prepared in cooperation with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and with other agencies.

 

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ABSTRACT

Water-resources data for the 2003 Water Year for New Jersey are presented in three volumes, and consists of records of stage, discharge, and water quality of streams; stage and contents of lakes and reservoirs; and water levels and water quality of ground water. Volume 1 contains discharge records for 100 gaging stations; tide summaries at 29 tidal gaging stations; and stage and contents at 39 lakes and reservoirs. Also included are stage and discharge for 106 crest-stage partial-record stations, stage-only at 33 tidal crest-stage gages, and discharge for 142 low-flow partial- record stations. Locations of these sites are shown in figures 8-11. Additional discharge measurements were made at 143 miscellaneous sites that are not part of the systematic data-collection program. Discontinued station tables for gaging stations, crest-stage gages, tidal crest-stage and tidal gaging stations show historical coverage. The data in this report represent that part of the National Water Information System (NWIS) data collected by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). Hydrologic conditions are also described for this water year, including streamflow, precipitation, reservoir conditions, and air temperatures.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

List of surface-water stations, in downstream order, for which records are published

List of discontinued surface-water discharge stations

List of discontinued crest-stage partial-record stations

List of discontinued low-flow stations

List of discontinued tidal crest-stage and tidal gaging stations

Introduction

Cooperation

Summary of hydrologic conditions

Streamflow

Reservoir contents

Precipitation and temperature

Downstream order and station number

Numbering system for wells and miscellaneous sites

Special networks and programs

Special networks and programs

Explanation of stage- and water-discharge records

Data collection and computation

Data presentation

Station manuscript

Peak discharge greater than base discharge

Data table of daily mean values

Statistics of monthly mean data

Summary statistics

Identifying estimated daily discharge

Accuracy of field data and computed results

Other data records available

Explanation of precipitation records

Data collection and computation

Data presentation

Water temperature

Access to USGS water data

Definition of terms

Current water-resources projects in New Jersey

Water-related reports for New Jersey completed in recent years

Water-related articles for New Jersey completed by the U.S. Geological Survey in recent years

Water-related fact sheets for New Jersey completed in recent years

Selected references

Publications on Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations

Station records, surface water

Discharge at partial-record stations and miscellaneous sites

Crest-stage partial-record stations

Low-flow partial-record and miscellaneous sites

Tidal crest-stage stations

Index


For information on the water program in New Jersey write to:

 

District Chief

U.S. Geological Survey

Mountain View Office Park

810 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 206

West Trenton, New Jersey 08628-1099

 

or access the New Jersey USGS site at:

 

http://nj.usgs.gov/


 

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