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New Jersey Lakes, Rivers and Water Resources



New Jersey Rivers Shown on the Map: Cohansey River, Delaware River, Hackensack River, Maurice River, Millstone River, Mulica River, Musconetcong River, Passaic River, Paulins Kill River, Rancocas Creek, Raritan River, Toms River, Wading River and Wallkill River.
New Jersey Lakes Shown on the Map: Greenwood Lake, Lake Hopatcong, Mannington Meadows, Round Valley Reservoir and Wanaque Reservoir.
New Jersey Stream and River Levels
The United States Geological Survey has a number of stream gages located throughout New Jersey. These estimate stream levels, discharges and record them over time. This data is published on the web and many stations allow users to plot custom graphs. Get updated New Jersey river and stream levels from USGS here.
New Jersey Stream and River Level Alerts
The United States Geological Survey has a system that will send you an email message when flood levels are reached on any steam with USGS gaging equipment that you have selected. Sign up here to recieve New Jersey stream and river level alerts.
New Jersey Water Publications
The United States Geological Survey has a number of publications related to water use and water resources in New Jersey. View the water resource publications for New Jersey here.
New Jersey Drought Map
The United States Geological Survey publishes updated drought maps on their website. There you can view a map that shows where below normal 7-day average stream flow conditions were recently recorded. The maps are updated daily. Get a current New Jersey drought map here.
New Jersey Precipitation Map
The National Atlas Project has precipitation maps for New Jersey and other states that you can view online or print for personal use. These maps show the average annual precipitation levels mapped across the state. View and print an New Jersey precipitation map here. Precipitation maps prepared by the PRISM Climate Group at Oregon State University and the United States Geological Survey.
New Jersey Elevation Map
The topography of an area determines the direction of stream flow and often is a primary influence on the geographic distribution of precipitation. View a detailed New Jersey elevation map.
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