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    USGS 01392170 Third River at Bloomfield NJ


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    Estimated flood stage for this gage is 6 feet. This gage is operated for flood warning purposes and discharges are only determined for peak flows.

    gage photoLOCATION. --Lat 40°48'00", long 74°11'16" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Bloomfield Township, Essex County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030103, on downstream left wingwall of bridge on entrance ramp at Interchange 149 to the Garden State Parkway in Bloomfield, 0.6 mi west of Nutley, and 5.1 mi upstream from Passaic River.
    DRAINAGE AREA. --7.71 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD. --Annual maximum, water years 1988 to current year. Occasional low-flow measurements, water year 2007.
    GAGE. --Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 100 ft above NAVD of 1988, from topographic map.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD. --Maximum discharge, 2,670 ft3/s, Sep 16, 1999, gage height, 9.97 ft.
    COOPERATION. --Funding for this gage is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, Passaic Flood Warning System.

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    This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

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    00065 Gage height 2008-10-01  2014-08-30

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    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.64   08-30-2014  22:00 EDT
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