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    USGS 01389500 Passaic River at Little Falls NJ

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    National Weather Service flood stage for this gage is 7.0 ft.

    Forecasts for this gage are issued by the National Weather Service routinely year-round.
    Forecast information is available here.


    gage photo LOCATION.--Lat 40°53'05", long 74°13'34" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Totowa Borough, Passaic County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030103, on left bank 0.6 mi downstream from Beatties Dam in Little Falls, and 1.0 mi upstream from Peckman River.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--762 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1897 to current year. Monthly discharge only for September 1897, published in WSP 1302. Published as "at Paterson", September 1897 to September 1955.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 120.00 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by Passaic Valley Water Commission). Prior to Jan 8, 1933, nonrecording gage operated by the Society for Establishing Useful Manufacturers and data were reviewed by the USGS. From Jan 8, 1933, to Sep 30, 1955, water-stage recorder, at site 3.7 mi downstream at NGVD of 1929 (levels from New Jersey Geological Survey benchmark). Streamflow at this site is significantly affected by storage in reservoirs, water-supply diversions, hydroelectric plant operations, and sewage effluent inflows upstream of gage.
    COOPERATION.--Gage-height record collected in cooperation with the Passaic Valley Water Commission and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, Passaic Flood Warning System.

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    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-27
    00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2014-08-27

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 135   08-27-2014  14:30 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 27 based on 115 years of record more
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    16 116 135 237 521 538 7140


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 0.45   08-27-2014  14:30 EDT
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