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USGS 01389534 Peckman River at Ozone Ave at Verona NJ


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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.


LOCATION.--Lat 40°50'42", long 74°14'08" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Cedar Grove Township, Essex County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030103, on right downstream wingwall of bridge on Ozone Avenue at Verona/Cedar Grove township line, 0.6 mi upstream of Taylor Brook, 1.0 mi north of Verona, and 4.0 mi west of Clifton.
DRAINAGE AREA.--4.45 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Annual maximum, water years 1979 to current year. Miscellaneous and occasional low-flow measurements, water years 1945, 1979-81, 1985 to 2006.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 300.08 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Annual peak data can be obtained by selecting Peak streamflow from the 'Available data for this site' drop-down menu above or by using this link.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 2,770 ft3/s, Sep 16, 1999, gage height, 6.57 ft.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--The peak flow for the flood of July 23, 1945 was computed to be 3,800 ft3/s (determined at Bradford Avenue, 0.2 mi downstream of gage, adjusted for change in drainage area), gage height, not determined.

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