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USGS 04232050 ALLEN CREEK NEAR ROCHESTER NY

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


LOCATION.--Lat 43°07'49", long 77°31'08" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, 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 (M, P). WDR NY-76-1: 1960-75 (M, P), 1960-63, 1972-74.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 323.54 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Unpublished water-quality records for prior years are available in files of Monroe County Department of Health. Discharge prior to January 1980 included undetermined diversion (maximum 20 ft³/s) from Erie (Barge) Canal upstream from station. January 1980 to present, a maximum of 3 ft³/s diverted for use by several golf courses adjacent to stream. 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.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--WATER TEMPERATURES: November 1994 to current year.
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 2011

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

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All 3 Available Parameters for this site
  
00065 Gage height 2014-03-16  2014-07-14
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-14
00010 Temperature, water 2009-10-01  2014-07-14

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.10   07-14-2014  06:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 14 based on 54 years of record more
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Most recent instantaneous value: 19.2   07-14-2014  06:30 EST
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