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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 01521500 CANISTEO RIVER AT ARKPORT NY

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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This station is operated in cooperation with:
   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Baltimore District


LOCATION.--Lat 42°23'45", long 77°42'41" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Steuben County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02050104, on left bank 0.2 mi downstream from Arkport Dam, and 0.9 mi west of Arkport.
DRAINAGE AREA.--30.6 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1937 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1552: 1952-57. WSP 2103: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 1,202.85 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Since March 1940, flows above 500 ft3/s controlled by detention in Arkport Reservoir. Satellite gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, since construction of Arkport Reservoir in 1940, 1,740 ft3/s, Feb. 11, 1966, gage height, 4.17 ft; maximum gage height, 5.61 ft, Jan. 26, 1978 (ice jam); minimum discharge not determined.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of July 8, 1935, reached a discharge of 4,820 ft3/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION.--Maximum discharge, prior to construction of Arkport Reservoir in 1940, 2,000 ft3/s, Mar. 5, 1938, Feb. 20, 1939; maximum gage height, 5.63 ft, Feb.19, 1939 (ice jam); practically no flow July 30, 1938, Sept. 30, 1939 (result of construction operations).
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

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

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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-30
00065 Gage height 2014-04-01  2014-07-30

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.2   07-30-2014  09:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 30 based on 77 years of record more
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Mean Max
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0.70 1.8 2.6 4.5 5.2 6.6 114


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.78   07-30-2014  09:00 EST
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