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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 04217000 TONAWANDA CREEK AT BATAVIA NY

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This station is operated in cooperation with:
   NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Buffalo District


LOCATION.--Lat 42°59'51", long 78°11'19" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Genesee County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04120104, on right bank 150 ft downstream from municipal dam, 500 ft upstream from bridge on Walnut Street in Batavia, and 5.0 mi downstream from Little Tonawanda Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--171 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1944 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1627: 1956-57. WSP 1912: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and concrete control. Datum of gage is 876.33 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Diversion upstream from station by City of Batavia for municipal supply; sewage, which may include water from municipal and industrial wells upstream from gage, enters creek downstream from gage. Telephone and satellite gage-height telemeters at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 7,200 ft3/s, Mar. 31, 1960, gage height, 12.70 ft; maximum gage height, 13.85 ft, Apr. 6, 1947; minimum discharge, 0.4 ft3/s, Aug. 5, 6, 7, 1955; minimum gage height, 0.59 ft, July 26, 27, 1948.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--From records of City of Batavia, maximum stage, 14.5 ft, in March 1942.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

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

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All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-31
00065 Gage height 2014-04-02  2014-07-31

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 959   07-31-2014  20:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 31 based on 69 years of record more
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(1955)
25th
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tile
Median 75th
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tile
Mean Max
(1992)
Most Recent
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Value Jul 31
2.3 15 27 49 51 494 959


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.88   07-31-2014  20:00 EST
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