Saddle River

Streamflow Hydrology Weather

Saddle River Levels

September 21 2023


Discharge Volume Today
-33.05 cfs (-20.84%) since yesterday
183.38% of Normal 3 Streamgauges

Total streamflow across the Saddle River was last observed at 126 cfs, and is expected to yield approximately 249 acre-ft of water today; about 183% of normal. River levels are high. Average streamflow for this time of year is 68 cfs, with recent peaks last observed on 2021-09-02 when daily discharge volume was observed at 6,328 cfs.

Maximum discharge along the river is currently at the Saddle River At Lodi Nj reporting a streamflow rate of 95.1 cfs. This is also the highest stage along the Saddle River, with a gauge stage of 2.27 ft at this location. This river is monitored from 3 different streamgauging stations along the Saddle River, the highest being situated at an altitude of 190 ft, the Saddle River At Upper Saddle River Nj.

Last Updated 2023-09-21
Streamflow 125.55 cfs
Percent of Normal 183.38%
Maximum 6,328.0 cfs

About the saddle river

The Saddle River is a 20.3-mile-long river located in northern New Jersey. Its headwaters are in the Ramapo Mountains, and it flows eastward into the Passaic River. The river has a rich history, having been used for transportation and industry in the past. Today, it serves as a source of drinking water for several towns and cities, and there are several reservoirs and dams along its length, including the Woodcliff Lake Dam and the Oradell Reservoir. Recreationally, the river is popular for fishing and kayaking, and there are several parks and trails along its banks. Agriculturally, the river is used for irrigation and as a source of water for livestock. Over the years, the Saddle River has faced pollution and environmental challenges, but efforts are underway to improve its water quality and protect its ecosystem.

Streamgauge Streamflow Gauge Stage 24hr Change (%) % Normal Minimum (cfs) Maximum (cfs) Air Temp Elevation
Saddle River At Upper Saddle River Nj
USGS 01390450
9 cfs 2.07 ft -14.09
Saddle River At Ridgewood Nj
USGS 01390500
21 cfs 0.89 ft -21.05
Saddle River At Lodi Nj
USGS 01391500
95 cfs 2.27 ft -21.4

Peak Annual Discharge

Saddle River Maximum Total Discharge

Seasonal Comparison

Saddle River Year Over Year Discharge

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