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    ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

    USGS 01311500 VALLEY STREAM AT VALLEY STREAM NY

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    NOTICE (05/01/2013) -- Funding dropped for USGS monitoring network in the five boroughs of New York City.
    Data collection from 197 groundwater stations, 10 surface-water stations, 1 meteorological station, and 131 water-quality stations in the five boroughs of New York and extreme western Nassau County was suspended May 1, 2013 due to elimination of the program by a funding partner. Historic data from these stations will continue to be available on the USGS National Water Information System: Web Interface. A complete list of stations to be discontinued is available at: real-time water data page or map. Fact Sheets describe maintenance costs and USGS streamgage operation (1,2,3,4).
    For more information or to help support these sites please contact Ron Busciolano (rjbuscio@usgs.gov) or Stephen Terracciano (saterrac@usgs.gov) at the USGS New York Water Science Center, Coram Program Office at (631) 736-0783 or at the emails listed above.

    This station is operated in cooperation with:
       New York City Department of Environmental Protection


    LOCATION.--Lat 40°39'49", long 73°42'16" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Nassau County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02030202, on right bank 40 ft upstream from West Valley Stream Boulevard in Valley Stream.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--3.77 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--1851-52, 1854, 1856-57, 1885, 1894 (fragmentary in Professional Paper 44), July 1954 to current year. Prior to October 1956, published at Watts Creek at Valley Stream.
    REVISED RECORDS.--WRD NY 1971: 1962-63 (M), 1966-69 (M), WDR NY-09-2: Drainage area.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 7.49 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to 1894, determinations of flow by various methods, at different sites and datums. July 1954 to July 16, 1964, at same site at datum 1.04 ft higher.
    REMARKS.--No estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Flow regulated occasionally by cleaning operations at outlet of Valley Stream Pond above station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Extremes prior to 1954 not included. Maximum discharge, 294 ft3/s, June 30, 1984, gage height, 5.78 ft; no flow at times each year 1963-1996, 1998-2003, 2005-2010.
    EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR.--Maximum discharge, 192 ft3/s, Mar. 30, gage height, 3.40 ft; no flow part or all of many days throughout the water year.
    Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2010

    Peak Flow and Stage Information
    This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Coram Program Office.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-27
    00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2014-08-27

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.5   08-27-2014  23:00 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 28 based on 59 years of record more
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    Value Aug 28
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    (1963)
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    Mean Max
    (2011)
    -- unavailable -- 0.00 0.00 0.24 2.1 3.8 115


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 0.97   08-27-2014  23:00 EST
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