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    ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

    USGS 01350000 SCHOHARIE CREEK AT PRATTSVILLE NY

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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


    LOCATION.--Lat 42°19'10", long 74°26'12" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Greene County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020005, on left bank 100 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 23 in Prattsville, 0.2 mi upstream from Schoharie Reservoir, 0.2 mi downstream from Huntersfield Creek, and 1.6 mi downstream from Batavia Kill.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--237 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 1902 to current year.
    REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1432: 1937-38. WDR NY-87-1: 1956(M), 1972(M), 1974-76(M), 1978(P), 1979(M), 1980(P), 1981(M), 1984(M). WDR NY-90-1: Drainage area. WDR-US-2012: 2011.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,131.57 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Oct. 1, 1915, nonrecording gage, and Oct. 1, 1915 to July 17, 1936, water-stage recorder, at old highway bridge 80 ft upstream, and July 18, 1936 to July 15, 1954, water-stage recorder at site 0.2 mi downstream, all at datum 1.56 ft lower.
    REMARKS.--Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Seasonal diversion for snowmaking by Hunter Mountain ski area near Tannersville and Ski Windham ski area at Windham. Satellite and telephone gage-height telemeter at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 120,000 ft3/s, Aug. 28, 2011, gage height, 24.38 ft, from floodmark in adjacent gage house, from rating curve extended above 18,000 ft3/s on basis of contracted-opening measurements at gage heights 18.37 ft and 19.14 ft and slope-area measurement at gage height 24.38 ft; minimum discharge not determined.
    Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

    Peak Flow and Stage Information

    Radar elevation may correspond to top of ice during winter periods.
    This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Troy.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 3 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-29
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-01  2014-08-29
    00065 Gage height [backup from radar] 2014-05-01  2014-08-29

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 35   08-29-2014  08:15 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 29 based on 111 years of record more
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    (1964)
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    tile
    Most Recent
    Instantaneous
    Value Aug 29
    Median 75th
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    Mean Max
    (2011)
    7.6 23 35 46 93 207 5700


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.87   08-29-2014  08:15 EST
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    Gage height, feet, [backup from radar]

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.90   08-29-2014  08:15 EST
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