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Site: Haast Rv at Roaring Billy    


Photograph of site

Current Sensor Readings

SensorLatest ValueLast Update Alarm StatusData Access
Rainfall Depth 59.0 mm21/09/21 06:03 N/A
Water Level 2098 mm21/09/21 06:05OK
Flow Rate 389.9 m3/s21/09/21 06:05 N/A

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Last communication with site at 21/09/21 06:07

Site Description

Easting: 1302895.675  
Northing: 5127852.  
Elevation (m): 60 m  
Catchment Area (km sq): 10200 km2  
Notes:
The Roaring Billy water level and rainfall recorder is situated on the Haast River in the lower Haast catchment, 47 km upstream of the township of Haast. The site has a catchment area of 1020 km2 . Lowest water levels are recorded during the winter months when levels can fall to 0.6 metres but normal water levels are closer to 1.2 metres. A high flood water level of 7.6 metres was recorded at this site in May 1978.
This site records a mean annual rainfall of 5750 mm and daily falls of up to 400 mm.
This site is operated by the National Institute of Water & Atmosphere as part of the National Hydrometric Monitoring Network, and is a part of the West Coast Regional Council Flood Warning Network.
 




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