USGS Washington Water Science Center
|Station name: Nisqually River Nr National|
|Latitude (degrees, minutes, and seconds):||464510|
|Longitude (degrees, minutes, and seconds):||1220457|
|Hydrologic Unit Code:||17110015|
|Drainage Area (square miles):||133|
|Gage Datum (feet above NGVD 1929):||1450|
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The gage was vandalized Friday May 17, 2002, between 5:30 and 7:00 pm when the gage house and stage and precipitation instruments were shot with a AK-47-type rifle. The measuring cableway was also damaged by severing the 1-inch main cable and removing the cable anchor hardware.
People with information about this are encouraged to call the Pierce County Sheriff Office, case number 02-141-0312.