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Swartswood Lake

Project Title: Swartswood Lake
Project Number: 2454BEL
Project Chief:
Project Start Date: 25-FEB-2004
Project End Date: 01-APR-2005

Project Objectives

  1. Install staff gage near outlet of Neldon's Brook
  2. Train observers to read staff gage
  3. Install and maintain a Crest Stage Gage (CSG) near outlet of Neldon's Brook.
  4. Measure discharge at three stations along Neldon's Brook and one station in Indian Creek near the mouth of Swartswood Lake.
  5. Enter data into USGS databases and publish results in the annual data report.
  6. Summarize findings and deliver stream discharge database at project completion.

Statement of Problem

The USGS will collect monthly water quality and quantity data from Neldon's Brook and Indian Brook in support of the Swartswood Lake and Watershed Association's (SWLA) development of a regional storm water management plan (RSWMP).

Strategy and Approach

Goal 1: Document discharge to Swartswood Lake from Neldon's Brook
Goal 2: Document water quality of Neldon's Brook and Indian Creek
Goal 3: Document changes in Swartswood Lake's stage To set with Rutgers Univ.up two realtime monitoring sites in Barnegat Bay using existing telemetry at two USGS tide sites.

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