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    ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

    USGS 04232050 ALLEN CREEK NEAR ROCHESTER NY

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    This station is operated in cooperation with:
       Monroe County, Environmental Health


    LOCATION.--Lat 43°07'49", long 77°31'07" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Monroe County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140101, on right bank 525 ft downstream from Penn Central Transportation Co. bridge, near Rochester, and about 1.3 mi upstream from Irondequoit Creek.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--30.1 mi2 of which 2.83 mi2 probably is noncontributing.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 1959 to current year.
    REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NY-74-1: 1972 (M), 1973 (P). WDR NY-76-1: 1960-63, 1964-67 (M), 1968-71 (P), 1972-74.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 323.54 ft above NGVD of 1929.
    REMARKS.--No estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Unpublished water-quality records for prior years are available in files of Monroe County Department of Health. Discharge includes undetermined diversion (maximum 20 ft³/s) from Erie (Barge) Canal upstream from station. Telephone gage-height telemeter at station. Several measurements of water temperature were made during the year.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 3,280 ft3/s, May 17, 1974, gage height, 7.42 ft, from rating curve extended above 1,600 ft3/s on basis of contracted-opening measurement of peak flow and step-backwater analysis; minimum daily discharge, 1.7 ft3/s, Jan. 24, 1963; minimum instantaneous discharge not determined.
    INSTRUMENTATION1.--Automatic water sampler since October 1983. Water temperature recorder since November 1994 provides 15-minute-interval readings.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--WATER TEMPERATURES: Maximum, 26.5°C, July 5, 1999; minimum, 0.0°C, on many days during winter period.
    1 Water-Quality Records
    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 3 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-01  2014-08-29
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-29
    00010 Temperature, water 2009-10-01  2014-08-29

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.21   08-29-2014  20:30 EST
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 27   08-29-2014  20:30 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 29 based on 54 years of record more
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    (2002)
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    Value Aug 29
    Mean 75th
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    Max
    (2004)
    4.5 7.8 15 27 28 29 299


    Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

    Most recent instantaneous value: 18.1   08-29-2014  20:30 EST
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