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USGS 01349950 BATAVIA KILL AT RED FALLS NEAR PRATTSVILLE NY

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


LOCATION.--Lat 42°18'30", long 74°23'24" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Greene County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020005, on right bank 200 ft southwest of State Highway 23 at Red Falls, 1.9 mi upstream from mouth, and 2.2 mi southeast of Prattsville.
DRAINAGE AREA.--68.6 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1997 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,269.16 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Flow regulated to some extent at high flows by three flood-retardation reservoirs, combined drainage area of 19.2 mi2. Seasonal diversion for snowmaking by Ski Windam ski area at Windham. Satellite gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 44,200 ft3/s, Aug. 28, 2011, gage height, about 20.0 ft, from floodmark, from rating curve extended above 2,600 ft3/s on basis of step-backwater analyses at gage heights 10.08 ft and about 20.0 ft; minimum discharge, 1.7 ft3/s, Sept. 8, 2007, Sept. 26, 2010; minimum gage height, 0.97 ft, Aug. 9, 2012.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Jan. 19, 1996, reached a stage of about 11.4 ft, from floodmark, discharge, 16,400 ft3/s, on basis of step-backwater analysis at gage height 10.08 ft.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

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This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Troy.

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00065 Gage height 2014-03-30  2014-07-28
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-28

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Most recent instantaneous value: 1.88   07-28-2014  06:30 EST
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Most recent instantaneous value: 24   07-28-2014  06:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 28 based on 16 years of record more
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(2012)
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Mean Max
(2008)
5.3 9.6 21 24 52 55 290

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