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USGS 01381800 Whippany River near Pine Brook NJ

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Estimated flood stage for this gage is 9 feet. This station is subject to backwater from the Passaic River during periods of high flow. At low flows diurnal fluctuations are noted and are probably due to patterns of sewage effluent entering the stream at several points upstream of gage.

 
gage photoLOCATION.--Lat 40°50'42", long 74°20'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, PARSIPPANY-TROY HILLS T, Morris County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030103, on left upstream wingwall of former bridge on Edwards Road, 200 ft downstream from bridges of Interstate 280, 0.4 mi upstream from Rockaway River, and 1.2 mi southwest of Pine Brook.
DRAINAGE AREA.--68.5 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD. --Low-flow partial-record station water years 1963-69, 1973, 1979-96. November 1992 to September 1996 (gage height and discharge measurements only), October 1996 to current year.
GAGE. --Water-stage recorder, velocity meter (since June 2004), and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 162 ft above NGVD of 1929 (from Corps of Engineers' topographic map).
COOPERATION. --Funding for this gage is provided by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.

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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
  
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2014-10-30
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-10-30

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.58   10-30-2014  11:15 EDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 73   10-30-2014  11:15 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 30 based on 16 years of record more
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28 35 73 106 179 278 800