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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 01383500 Wanaque River at Awosting NJ


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Estimated flood stage for this gage is 5 feet. Occasional regulation due to gate operations at Greenwood Lake, just upstream of the gage.

gage photoLOCATION. --Lat 41°09'37", long 74°20'01" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, West Milford Township, Passaic County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030103, on right bank 700 ft downstream from dam at outlet of Greenwood Lake at Awosting, and 3.7 mi northeast of West Milford.
DRAINAGE AREA. --27.1 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD. --May 1919 to current year. Prior to October 1940, published as "at Greenwood Lake".
GAGE. --Water-stage recorder. Concrete control since Oct. 31, 1938. Datum of gage is 601.32 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels from New Jersey Geological Survey benchmark). Prior to Apr. 1, 1926, nonrecording gage, and Apr. 1, 1926 to Oct. 31, 1938, water-stage recorder at site 100 ft upstream at same datum.
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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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: 3.7   09-25-2016   17:00 EDT
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0.000 3.7 5.2 8.3 21 28 346

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Most recent instantaneous value: 1.56   09-25-2016   17:00 EDT
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