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LOCATION.--Lat 40°50'42", long 74°14'08" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Cedar Grove Township, Essex County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030103, on right downstream wingwall of bridge on Ozone Avenue at Verona/Cedar Grove township line, 0.6 mi upstream of Taylor Brook, 1.0 mi north of Verona, and 4.0 mi west of Clifton.
DRAINAGE AREA.--4.45 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Annual maximum, water years 1979 to 2008. Continuous-record gage-height station with annual maximum discharge, water years 2009 to current year. Miscellaneous and occasional low-flow measurements, water years 1945, 1979-81, 1985 to 2006.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder with telemetry and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 300.08 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 discharge, 2,770 ft³/s, Sep 16, 1999, gage height, 6.57 ft.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--The peak flow for the flood of July 23, 1945 was computed to be 3,800 ft³/s (determined at Bradford Avenue, 0.2 mi downstream of gage, adjusted for change in drainage area), gage height, not determined.
Peak Flood Chart
Flood Inundation Maps available for this gage.
National Weather Service flood stage for this gage is 3.5 ft.