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During winter months, cold and ice may result in inaccurate real-time gage height and streamflow data. Adjustments or deletions of this data can only be done after detailed analysis.

USGS 01377370 Pascack Brook at Park Ridge NJ


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Estimated flood stage is 4.5 feet.Occasional dips in stage may be due to operation of hydroelectric generators at site.

Rain gage data is available from this location at this link.

gage photoLOCATION. --Lat 41°02'12", long 74°02'21" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Park Ridge Borough, Bergen County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030103, at right end of Mill Pond Dam at the western outflow of Silver Lake (Electric Lake), 0.4 mi east of Park Ridge, and 0.5 mi upstream of Woodcliff Lake.
DRAINAGE AREA. --13.4 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD. --April 2004 to current year.
GAGE. --Water-stage recorder and concrete dam. Datum of gage is 129.9 above NGVD of 1929.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD. --Flood of July 23, 1945 reached a discharge of approximately 1,300 ft3/s (as reported by New Jersey State Water Policy Commission; dam failed, discharge may have been greater). Flood of September 16, 1999 reached a discharge of 5,730 ft3/s (based on slope-area computation upstream of Grand Avenue, 0.5 mi upstream from gage, adjusted for change in drainage area).
COOPERATION. --Funding for this gage is provided by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

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This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

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All 2 Available Parameters for this site
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-09-25
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2016-09-25

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Most recent instantaneous value: 3.1   09-25-2016   05:00 EDT
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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.71   09-25-2016   05:00 EDT
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