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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 04218518 ELLICOTT CREEK BELOW WILLIAMSVILLE NY

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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This station is operated in cooperation with:
   National Weather Service
   Town of Amherst
   U.S. Geological Survey


LOCATION.--Lat 42°58'40", long 78°45'49" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Erie County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04120104, on right bank 15 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 324 (Sheridan Drive), 0.8 mi upstream from sewage treatment plant, 1.4 mi northwest of Williamsville, and 10.8 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--81.6 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1972 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NY-82-3: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 586.41 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Regulation by seasonal manipulation of dam at Island Park 2.4 mi upstream by Village of Williamsville and by intermittent pumping from stone quarries into stream upstream from station. Records at medium and high flows may be comparable with those published as Ellicott Creek at Williamsville (station 04218500) at site 2.2 mi upstream between October 1955 and September 1972. Telephone gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 3,640 ft3/s, Feb. 25, 1985, gage height, 11.19 ft; no flow for part of Jul. 27, 1976, gage height, 0.73 ft, result of pipeline construction.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

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

Available Parameters Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-12-20
00065 Gage height 2014-08-22  2014-12-20

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 207   12-20-2014  02:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 20 based on 41 years of record more
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(1999)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Dec 20
75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1978)
31 84 119 180 207 219 1360


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.76   12-20-2014  02:15 EST
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