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12082500-- Nisqually River nr National

Station Description


Station name: Nisqually River Nr National
Latitude (degrees, minutes, and seconds):464510
Longitude (degrees, minutes, and seconds):1220457
State Code:WA
County Code:Pierce
Hydrologic Unit Code:17110015
Drainage Area (square miles):133
Gage Datum (feet above NGVD 1929):1450
----Period(s) of Record----
1 1942.06.01-1988.09.30
2 1989.10.01-Current

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Nisqually River near National Gage Vandalism

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.

Photo of vandalized gage    Photo of vandalized gage
Photos by Tom McKenna, May 21, 2002.

Gage-Height Data for May 17-23, 2002


Graph of gage-height data

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