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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 01347000 MOHAWK RIVER NEAR LITTLE FALLS NY

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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This station is operated in cooperation with:
   U.S. Geological Survey


LOCATION.--Lat 43°00'53", long 74°46'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Herkimer County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020004, on left bank 1,800 ft downstream from Fivemile Dam, 2.0 mi upstream from East Canada Creek, and 4.5 mi southeast of city of Little Falls.
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,342 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1927 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 741: 1929(M). WSP 1302: 1932(M). WSP 1432: 1928-30. WDR NY-85-1: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 308.84 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by Corps of Engineers).
REMARKS.--Records fair. Prior to October 1998, records of daily discharge include diversion at Fivemile Dam into Erie (Barge) Canal for lockages at Lock 16, near St. Johnsville. During canal navigation season, water is received from Black River basin through Black River Canal flowing south, and from Chenango River basin through Oriskany Creek feeder. Water is diverted into (or may occasionally be received from) Oswego River basin through summit level of Erie (Barge) Canal between New London and Utica. Diurnal fluctuation caused by powerplants and locks and dams on Erie (Barge) Canal. Regulation by Delta (station 01335900) and Hinckley (station 01343900) Reservoirs (combined usable capacity, 6,120 mil ft3). Satellite gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 35,000 ft3/s, June 28, 2006, gage height, 19.72 ft; minimum discharge (river channel only), 214 ft3/s, Aug. 18, 1949, gage height, 3.75 ft.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge (since at least 1898) prior to regulation by Hinckley Reservoir, 34,800 ft3/s, Mar. 27, 1913 (from report by R. E. Horton, 1913), at site 01346500 "at Little Falls" (drainage area, 1,290 mi2).
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  2014-10-31
00065 Gage height 2014-07-03  2014-10-31

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1,730   10-31-2014  15:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 31 based on 86 years of record more
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(1965)
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Median Mean 75th
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Max
(1982)
672 1170 1730 1790 2280 2690 9970


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 6.07   10-31-2014  15:30 EST
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