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USGS 01390450 Saddle River at Upper Saddle River 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 41°03'31", long 74°05'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Bergen County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030103, on right bank, 100 ft downstream of bridge on Lake Street in Upper Saddle River, 1.3 mi downstream from Pine Brook, and 2.8 mi east of Ramsey.
DRAINAGE AREA.--10.9 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 2003 to current year. Operated as a crest-stage gage and low-flow partial-record station 1966-2003.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR-US-08: 1988(M), 1993(M).
GAGE.--Water-stage and air temperature recorder with telemetry, crest-stage gage, and concrete control. Datum of gage is 185.16 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to October 2003, partial-record station at site 100 ft upstream from gage, at datum 0.95 ft higher.
REMARKS.--Records fair, except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Flows at this gage may be affected by groundwater pumping nearby and upstream in New York State.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 6,290 ft3/s, Sep 16, 1999, gage height, 5.64 ft, from crest-stage gage, site and datum then in use; minimum discharge, 0.38 ft3/s, Sep 8, 2015.
COOPERATION1.--Gage-height record collected in cooperation with United Water New Jersey.
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Estimated flood stage for this gage is 4.5 feet.

The air temperature data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Although the instrumentation is calibrated at least once/year, the temporary classification means that documented routine inspections and other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.

This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

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00021 Temperature, air 2016-06-24  2016-10-22
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-10-22
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2016-10-22

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