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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 analysis.

USGS 01379000 Passaic River near Millington NJ


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National Weather Service flood stage for this gage is 8.0 ft.

Forecasts for this gage are issued by the National Weather Service routinely year-round.
Forecast information is available here.

During the fall months, the apparent streamflow at this station may be erroneously high due to the accumlation of leaves.

gage photo LOCATION.--Lat 40°40'48", long 74°31'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Bernards Township, Somerset County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02030103, on right bank 200 ft downstream from Davis Bridge on Maple Avenue, 0.7 mi northwest of Millington, and 1.8 mi downstream from Black Brook.
DRAINAGE AREA.--55.4 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 1903 to June 1906 (published as "at Millington"), October 1921 to current year. Monthly discharges only for some periods published in WSP 1302.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 215.60 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels from New Jersey Geological Survey bench mark). Nov. 25, 1903 to July 15, 1906, nonrecording gage at bridge 0.8 mi downstream at different datum. Nov. 10, 1921 to Sept. 1, 1923, nonrecording gage at site 200 ft downstream at present datum. Oct. 31, 1923 to July 3, 1925, nonrecording gage and concrete control at present site and datum.
COOPERATION.--Funding for this gage is provided by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Geological Survey.

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This station managed by the New Jersey Water Science Center.

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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-09-25
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2016-09-25

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Most recent instantaneous value: 4.1   09-25-2016   02:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 25 based on 95 years of record more
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0.60 4.1 7.6 14 45 52 1090

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.23   09-25-2016   02:30 EDT
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