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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 013621955 BIRCH CREEK AT BIG INDIAN NY

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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This station is operated in cooperation with:
   New York City Department of Environmental Protection
   U.S. Geological Survey


LOCATION.--Lat 42°06'32", long 74°27'07" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Ulster County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020006, on left bank 10 ft west of State Highway 28, and 0.1 mi upstream from bridge on Lasher Road, at Big Indian.
DRAINAGE AREA.--12.5 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1998 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR-US-2011: 2010.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,227.99 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Seasonal diversion for snowmaking by Belleayre ski area at Pine Hill. Occasional regulation by Pine Hill Lake 1.7 mi upstream, and low flows may be affected by New York City Pine Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant about 1.1 mi upstream. Satellite gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 1,460 ft3/s, Aug. 28, 2011, gage height, 7.18 ft, outside gage height was 7.58 ft, from crest-stage gage, from rating curve extended above 260 ft3/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; minimum discharge, 1.6 ft3/s, Sept. 26, 2008; minimum gage height, 2.17 ft, Sept. 25, 26, 2010.
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
  
00065 Gage height 2014-06-02  2014-09-30
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-30

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.52   09-30-2014  16:30 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.5   09-30-2014  16:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 30 based on 15 years of record more
Min
(2005)
Most Recent
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Value Sep 30
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Median Mean 75th
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Max
(2003)
2.4 2.5 4.5 8.7 24 27 98