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    ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

    USGS 04232730 SENECA RIVER NEAR SENECA FALLS NY

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    This station is operated in cooperation with:
       Seneca Falls Power Corp.


    LOCATION.--Lat 42°56'20", long 76°45'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Seneca County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on right bank, 30 ft upstream of State Highway 89 bridge over Seneca River, about 2.5 mi downstream from Lock 2 of the Cayuga/Seneca Canal in Seneca Falls, and 1.5 mi upstream from Cayuga Lake.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--785 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 2005 to current year.
    GAGE.--Acoustic velocity meter and water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929.
    REMARKS.--Records good. No estimated daily discharges. Flow regulated by Cayuga/Seneca Canal Locks 2 and 3, and Seneca Falls Power Project. Flow affected by backwater from Cayuga Lake. Telephone and satellite gage height and velocity telemeters at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum daily discharge, 3,290 ft3/s, May 4, 2011; minimum daily discharge, 31 ft3/s, Mar. 18, 2006. Maximum and minimum instantaneous discharges not determined.
    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 2014-05-02  2014-08-30
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-30
    00055 Stream velocity 2014-05-02  2014-08-04

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 382.37   08-30-2014  06:45 EST
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 77   08-30-2014  06:15 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 30 based on 7 years of record more
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    77 128 154 181 205 275 288