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USGS 01394620 Rahway River at Kenilworth NJ


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LOCATION.--Lat 40°40'23", long 74°18'47" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Cranford Township, Union County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030104, on right downstream wingwall of bridge on Kenilworth Boulevard (County Route 509) at Kenilworth, 600 ft downstream of Nomahagen Brook and Lenape Park flood control reservoir, 0.9 mi west of Harding School, and 1.7 mi west of Kenilworth Municipal building.
DRAINAGE AREA.--32.0 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Continuous-record gage-height station water years 1971, 1973, 1999 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage and precipitation recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 57.16 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 gage height, 14.42 ft, Aug 28, 2011.

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The water 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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All 2 Available Parameters for this site
00010 Temperature, water 2018-08-14  2018-12-12
00065 Gage height 2009-02-25  2018-12-12

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Most recent instantaneous value: 3.85 12-12-2018   13:00 EST
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