GREENWOOD LK AT AWOSTING NJ

Reservoir Levels Weather Hydrology


Greenwood Lake at Awosting in New Jersey is a popular recreational destination for boating, fishing, and swimming. The lake is situated in the Ramapo Mountains and spans across both New Jersey and New York. Greenwood Lake was originally built in the 1830s as part of a canal system to transport goods between New York City and the Delaware River. Today, the lake is primarily fed by the Wanaque and Ringwood rivers and its hydrology is largely affected by precipitation, snowpack, and surface runoff. The lake serves as a major source of drinking water for several communities in northern New Jersey. While there are no significant agricultural uses, the lake is a popular spot for recreational fishing and boating.

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Lake Or Reservoir Water Surface Elevation Above Navd 1988, Ft 24hr Change 0%
Percent of Normal 100%
Minimum 613.41 ft
2021-12-05
Maximum 620.19 ft
2023-12-19
Average 618 ft
Dam_Height 17
Drainage_Area 27.1
Year_Completed 1928
Nid_Storage 13269
Surface_Area 1733
Hazard_Potential High
River_Or_Stream Wanaque River
Dam_Length 270
Primary_Dam_Type Concrete
Nid_Height 17

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