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What does MLW stand for?

MLW stands for Mean Low Water


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mean low water (MLW) from the New York Container Terminal (NYCT) in Staten Island, New York, southward to the Conoco Phillips (Phillips 66) Refinery and Oil Terminal in New Jersey.
The first weekend of the month will be the full moon, with the predicted low at a half-foot below mean low water.
The Arthur Kill navigation project was authorized by the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 and also includes deepening the channel to 40 feet Mean Low Water (MLW) from the New York Container Terminal to the Conoco Phillips (Tosco) Oil Terminal in New Jersey and GATX facilities in New York, as well as the environmental restoration and enhancement of approximately 23 acres of intertidal salt marsh at two sites in the Arthur Kill watershed.
0 above mean low water and very constrained water flow in these areas you will find steady-state, high-water levels in most of the "non-tidal" areas of the backcountry I mentioned above.
The project is for the specific purpose of maintaining consistency with dredging of the Intra Coastal Waterway (ICW) channel to a depth of 15 Mean Low Water (MLW) at the City s Las Olas Marina and Aquatics Complex.