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|Data Type||Begin Date||End Date||Count|
|Current / Historical Observations (availability statement)||2007-10-01||2015-05-22|
|Discharge, cubic feet per second||1936-12-12||2015-05-21||25596|
|Discharge, cubic feet per second||1936-12-12||2010-09-30||24627|
|Discharge, cubic feet per second||1936-12||2010-09|
|Discharge, cubic feet per second||1937||2010|
|Field/Lab water-quality samples||1966-05-11||2001-06-26||163|
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 found.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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