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USGS 01392170 Third River at Bloomfield 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°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 1989 to current year. Occasional low-flow measurements, water years 2007-2008.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 100 ft above NAVD of 1988, from topographic map.
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, 2,670 ft3/s, Sep 16, 1999, gage height, 9.97 ft.

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