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    ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

    USGS 01321000 SACANDAGA RIVER NEAR HOPE NY

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    This station is operated in cooperation with:
       Hudson River-Black River Regulating District


    LOCATION.--Lat 43°21'10", long 74°16'13" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Hamilton County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020002, on left bank 1.5 mi downstream from West Branch Sacandaga River, on State Highway 30, and 4.5 mi upstream from Hope.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--491 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1911 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 881.31 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to July 24, 1929, nonrecording gage at site 300 ft upstream at same datum.
    REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Some seasonal regulation on West Branch Sacandaga River at Piseco Lake Outlet, about 17 mi upstream, and, since 1959, diurnal fluctuation caused by powerplant 4 mi upstream from station at Lake Algonquin. Minor fluctuations caused by mill upstream. Satellite and telephone gage-height telemeter at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 32,000 ft3/s, Mar. 27, 1913, gage height, 11.0 ft, from floodmarks at site then in use; maximum gage height, 13.32 ft, Mar. 1, 1955 (ice jam); minimum discharge, about 16 ft3/s, Sept. 30, 1913, gage height, 1.17 ft; minimum gage height, 1.03 ft, Sept. 1, 1999.
    Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

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

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-02  2014-08-30
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-30

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.82   08-30-2014  10:30 EST
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 229   08-30-2014  10:30 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 30 based on 102 years of record more
    Min
    (1999)
    25th
    percen-
    tile
    Median Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Aug 30
    Mean 75th
    percen-
    tile
    Max
    (2011)
    28 95 160. 229 368 388 2880