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Lat 41°05'53", long 74°09'46"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Mahwah Township, Bergen
County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030103, on left bank 350 ft downstream
from State Highway 17, 0.6 mi downstream from Mahwah River, 1.0 mi west
of Mahwah, and 1.2 mi downstream of New York-New Jersey State
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Continuous-record discharge station October
1902 to December 1906, September 1922 to current year. October 1902 to
February 1905 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1302. Figures of
daily discharge Feb 10, 1903 to Dec 31, 1904, published in WSP 97 and
125, are unreliable and should not be used. Gage-height records for
1903-14 are contained in reports of the National Weather Service.
WSP 781: 1904(M). WSP 1031: 1938, 1940. WSP
1552: 1923(M), 1924, 1925-26(M), 1927-28, 1933, 1937. WRD-NJ 1971:
1968(M). WDR NJ-82-1: Drainage area. WDR-NJ-87-1: 1986. WDR US-2011:
1984(M), 1999(M), 2010(M). WDR US-2013: 2011. On Jun 13, 2019,
discharge below 5 ft³/s for the period of Jul 23, 1993 to Sep 2, 1993,
was revised based on changes to the stage-discharge rating.
Water-stage recorder with telemetry. Datum of gage is
253.10 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Dec 31, 1906, non-recording gage
on former bridge at site 250 ft downstream at different datum. Sep 1,
1922 to Dec 23, 1936, water-stage recorder just below former bridge at
Records good, except for estimated discharges, which
are fair. Flow affected by diversion from United Water-New York well
field upstream of gage (see 01387420). Occasional regulation from lakes
and ponds upstream of gage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 18,300 ft³/s,
Aug 28, 2011, gage height, 15.77 ft; minimum discharge, 1.9 ft³/s, Aug
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Water years 1963 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD.--
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: February
1964 to June 1965.
Discrete water-quality data were collected as part of
New Jersey Ambient Surface-Water-Quality Monitoring Network
National Weather Service flood stage for this
gage is 8.0 ft.
Forecasts for this gage are issued by the National Weather Service
Forecast information is available here.