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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 01529950 CHEMUNG RIVER AT CORNING NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°08'47", long 77°03'27" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Steuben County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02050105, on right bank adjacent to Corning Glass Works power plant, 500 ft downstream from Bridge Street, 1.7 mi downstream from Cohocton River, at Corning.
DRAINAGE AREA.--2,006 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Occasional discharge measurements, water years 1918, 1946, 1968-69. October 1974 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NY-78-1: 1976, 1977 (m). WDR NY-83-3: 1982 (M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 900.00 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--High flows significantly regulated by upstream reservoirs. From 1931-98, a large part of flow from 45.5 mi2 of drainage area upstream from Lamoka Lake on Mud Creek, an upstream tributary, had been diverted into Keuka Lake (Oswego River basin) for power development. Water Year 2014-15: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, since construction of Tioga, Hammond and Cowanesque Lakes in 1979, about 61,000 ft3/s, Jan. 19, 1996, gage height, 25.93 ft, partially obstructed intake; minimum discharge, 95 ft3/s, Sept. 9, 10, 23, 24, 1991, gage height, 14.30 ft.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of June 23, 1972, reached a stage of 40.71 ft, from floodmark, discharge, 228,000 ft3/s, from peak flows determined at upstream and downstream stations adjusted for drainage area and channel storage.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION.--Maximum discharge, prior to construction of Tioga, Hammond and Cowanesque Lakes in 1979, 127,000 ft3/s, Sept. 26, 1975, gage height, 32.46 ft; minimum discharge, 210 ft3/s, Aug. 29, 1978.

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

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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-12-07
00065 Gage height 2016-08-09  2016-12-07

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1,490   12-07-2016   03:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 7 based on 37 years of record more
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212 958 1490 1760 1950 2970 4540


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 15.84   12-07-2016   03:00 EST
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