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USGS 01394500 Rahway River near Springfield NJ

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National Weather Service flood stage for this gage is 5.5 feet.

 
gage photoLOCATION. --Lat 40°41'15", long 74°18'42" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Springfield Township, Union County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030104, on left bank 50 ft downstream from bridge on eastbound U.S. Highway 22, 100 ft downstream from Pope Brook, and 1.5 mi south of Springfield.
DRAINAGE AREA. --25.5 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD. --July 1938 to current year.
GAGE. --Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Former concrete control is no longer effective. Datum of gage is 66.17 ft above NGVD of 1929. During the fall months, the apparent streamflow at this station may be erroneously high due to the accumlation of leaves.
COOPERATION. --Funding for this gage is provided by Union County New Jersey, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.

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This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 3 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-10-31
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2014-10-23
00065 Gage height [Bubbler] 2014-09-26  2014-10-31

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 7.4   10-31-2014  10:15 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 31 based on 74 years of record more
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(1971)
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0.60 4.2 7.4 8.1 15 16 110


Gage height, feet, [Bubbler]

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.24   10-31-2014  10:15 EDT
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