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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 01346000 WEST CANADA CREEK AT KAST BRIDGE NY

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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This station is operated in cooperation with:
   New York Power Authority
   NYS Department of Environmental Conservation


LOCATION.--Lat 43°04'08", long 74°59'18" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Herkimer County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020004, on right bank 600 ft downstream from bridge on old State Highway 28 at Kast Bridge, 1.2 mi downstream from North Creek, 2.2 mi north of Herkimer, and 4.0 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--560 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1907, April to December 1907, March 1908 to December 1909, April 1910 to December 1911 (monthly discharges only, published in WSP 1302), January 1912 to December 1913, April 1914 to June 1918 (monthly discharges only for most months, published in WSP 1302), October 1920 to current year. Record prior to October 1920 furnished by State engineer and surveyor of New York.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NY-85-1: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 438.99 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Sept. 18, 1920, nonrecording gage at former highway bridge 500 ft upstream at different datum. Sept. 18, 1920 to Oct. 23, 1985, at site on left bank at present datum.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Since March 1914, flow regulated by Hinckley Reservoir, 31 mi upstream from station (usable capacity, 3,320 mil ft3). Diurnal fluctuation at low and medium flow caused by powerplants upstream from station. Diversion at Trenton Falls, 26 mi upstream from station, by Ninemile feeder since 1915 during canal navigation season. Diversion from Hinckley Reservoir for Utica water supply returned to Mohawk River. Satellite gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge since construction of Hinckley Reservoir, 25,300 ft3/s, June 28, 2013, gage height, 9.01 ft; maximum gage height, 10.47 ft, probably Feb. 17, 1943, from floodmark in gage well (ice jam); minimum discharge, 20 ft3/s, Sept. 3, 1929, gage height, 0.90 ft.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION.--Maximum discharge prior to construction of Hinckley Reservoir, 23,300 ft3/s, Mar. 26, 1913, from reports of State engineer and surveyor of New York.
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
  
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-11-24
00065 Gage height 2014-07-27  2014-11-24

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1,870   11-24-2014  20:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 24 based on 93 years of record more
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390 985 1250 1320 1690 1870 2740


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.63   11-24-2014  20:15 EST
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