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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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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.
COOPERATION.--Discharge measurements were provided by the Monroe County Department of Environmental Services. Prior to 2003, discharge measurements were provided by the Monroe County Environmental Health Laboratory at Rochester, N.Y.
REMARKS.--Unpublished water-quality records for prior years are available in files of Monroe County Department of Health.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. Water Years 2014-15: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
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.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--WATER TEMPERATURES: November 1994 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION1.--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, -0.2°C, Jan 6-8, Mar. 12, 13, and 17, 2014.
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Peak Flow and Stage Information
This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Ithaca.

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All 4 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water 2009-10-01  2016-08-30
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-08-30
00065 Gage height 2016-05-02  2016-08-30
70969 DCP battery voltage 2016-07-30  2016-08-30

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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 22.4   08-30-2016   15:30 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 14   08-30-2016   15:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 30 based on 56 years of record more
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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.37   08-30-2016   15:30 EST
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DCP battery voltage, volts

Most recent instantaneous value: 12.8   08-30-2016   15:00 EST
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