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  Stream Site

Latitude 40°41'20",   Longitude 73°27'17"   NAD83
Nassau County, New York, Hydrologic Unit 02030202
Drainage area: 38.6 square miles
Datum of gage: 18.31 feet above   NGVD29.
Data Type Begin Date End Date Count
 Current / Historical Observations     (availability statement)    2007-10-01  2016-02-06  
 Daily Data
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1936-12-12  2016-02-05  25842 
 Daily Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1936-12-12  2013-09-30 24992 
 Monthly Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1936-12  2013-09  
 Annual Statistics 
    Discharge, cubic feet per second  1937  2013  
 Peak streamflow 1937-09-13  2010-03-30  69 
 Field measurements 1961-04-16  2015-12-17  241 
 Field/Lab water-quality samples 1966-05-11  2001-06-26  163 
 Water-Year Summary 2005  2010  6 
Record for this site is maintained by the USGS New York Water Science Center
Email questions about this site to New York Water Science Center Water-Data Inquiries
NOTICE (03/23/2011)--Data collection
at this streamgage was discontinued March 15, 2011 due to funding
reductions. Although historic data will remain accessible, no new data
will be collected unless one or more new funding partners are
Users who are willing to contribute funding to continue operation of this streamgage should contact Rob Breault or Ward Freeman of the USGS New York Water Science Center at 518-285-5658 or dc_ny@usgs.gov.

This station is operated in cooperation with:
   Nassau County Department of Public Works

LOCATION.--Lat 40°41'20", long 73°27'19" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Nassau County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02030202, on left bank 3,000 ft upstream from Clark Boulevard Bridge in Massapequa, and 350 ft west of Lake Shore Drive at Garfield Street in Massapequa Park.
DRAINAGE AREA.--38.0 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June to October 1903, December 1936 to March 2000, May 2005 to current year(monthly means estimated December 1959 to February 1961). Published as Massatayun Creek at Massapequa, December 1936 to September 1941.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1141: Drainage area. WRD NY 1970: 1966-69 (M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 18.31 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to October 1903, non-recording gage at different datum. December 1936 to March 1961, at datum 1.0 ft higher.
REMARKS.-- Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2008

Peak Flow and Stage Information