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New Jersey Lakes, Rivers and Water Resources




New Jersey Lakes and Rivers Map
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
New Jersey river levels map
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
New Jersey water 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
New Jersey precipitation map
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.


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 New Jersey Precipitation Map
New Jersey precipitation map
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