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
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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
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Annual maximum, water years 1989 to 2008.
Continuous-record gage-height station with annual maximum discharge,
water years 2009 to current year. Occasional low-flow measurements,
water years 2007-2008.
Water-stage recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage.
Datum of gage is 100 ft above NAVD of 1988, from topographic map.
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
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 2,670
/s, Sep 16, 1999, gage height, 9.97 ft.
National Weather Service flood stage for this
gage is 6 ft.