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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. Prior to Oct. 1, 2013, at same site at datum 0.50 ft higher.
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, 24.22 ft, Jan. 13, 2014, from ice jam; minimum gage height, 9.35 ft, Sept. 12, 2014.
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.

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

Available Parameters Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00065 Gage height 2011-12-14  2015-05-22
99067 Observed elev diff 2015-01-22  2015-05-22

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Most recent instantaneous value: 11.68   05-22-2015  17:30 EST
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