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    ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

    USGS 01354330 MOHAWK RIVER AT LOCK 8 NEAR SCHENECTADY NY

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    This station is operated in cooperation with:
       NYS Department of Environmental Conservation


    LOCATION.--Lat 42°49'41.37", long 73°59'25.34" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Schenectady County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020004, on right bank 330 ft downstream of Lock 8 of the Erie (Barge) Canal, 2.9 mi west of Schenectady.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--3,270 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 2011 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 200.00 ft above NGVD of 1929.
    REMARKS.--Records fair. Considerable regulation of stage by Lock 8 of the Erie (Barge) Canal 330 ft upstream and Vischer's Ferry Dam hydroelectric facility about 10.6 mi downstream. Telephone gage-height telemeter at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum gage height, 23.33 ft, June 14, 2013; minimum gage height, 9.60 ft, May 22, 2012.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Aug. 29, 2011, reached a stage of 33.02 ft, from floodmarks in downstream cabin of Lock 8 about 350 ft upstream, from information provided by New York State Canal Corporation.
    Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

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

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    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00065 Gage height 2011-12-14  2014-08-28
    99064 SW elevation diff [residual, observed minus model] 2014-04-30  2014-08-28

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    Most recent instantaneous value: 12.21   08-28-2014  03:45 EST
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