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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01377000 HACKENSACK RIVER AT RIVERVALE, NJ
LOCATION - Lat 40°59'57", long 73°59'21" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, River Vale Township, Bergen County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030103, on upstream right bank at bridge on Westwood Avenue in Rivervale, 1.5 mi upstream from Pascack Brook, 4.1 mi downstream of Lake Tappan, and 4.6 mi upstream from Oradell Dam.
DRAINAGE AREA - 58 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NJ-80-1: 1968-79(M).  On April 03, 2020 discharge and peak gage height for April 16, 2018 were revised.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1941 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with telemetry, crest-stage gage, and concrete control. Datum of gage is 22.51 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Records fair, except for estimated discharges, which are poor. Flow regulated by DeForest Lake (since 1956) and Lake Tappan (since 1965, see 01376950). Diversions from DeForest Lake and Hackensack River at West Nyack, NY, for municipal water supply.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 4,660 ft³/s, Aug 28, 2011, gage height, 12.26 ft; minimum discharge, 0.0 ft³/s, Jan 16, 1970, affected by regulation from upstream.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1962, 1964 to current year.
REMARKS - Discrete water-quality data were collected as part of the New Jersey Ambient Surface-Water-Quality Monitoring Network.