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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 01389492 Passaic River abv Beatties Dam at Little Falls NJ


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Estimated flood stage for this gage is 11.3 feet.

gage photoLOCATION. --Lat 40°53'04", long 74°14'04" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Wayne Township, Passaic County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030103, on left bank at Little Falls, 100 ft upstream of Beatties Dam, 600 ft upstream from bridge on Union Boulevard and 1.5 mi upstream from Peckman River.
DRAINAGE AREA. --762 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD. --Miscellaneous measurements, water years 1947-53, 1956, 1991-99, 2002, 2005 to current year. Annual maximum, water years 1984, 1991 to current year.
GAGE. --Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 150.00 ft above NGVD of 1929. Streamflow at this site is significantly affected by water-supply diversions upstream of the gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD. --Maximum gage height, 14.0 ft, Apr 7, 1984.
COOPERATION. --Funding for this gage is provided by the Passaic Valley Water Commission and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

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