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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 04233286 SIXMILE CREEK AT BROOKTONDALE NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°22'53", long 76°23'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Tompkins County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on left bank 1,000 ft upstream of bridge on Valley Road in Brooktondale and 6.5 mi southeast of Ithaca.
DRAINAGE AREA.--27.0 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 2002 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR-US-2012: 2011(m).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 900 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS.--Water Year 2014: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 4,470 ft3/s, Sept. 8, 2011, gage height, 5.38 ft, from rating curve extended above 1,500 ft3/s on basis of slope-area measurement at gage height 4.16 ft; minimum discharge, 2.8 ft3/s, part of each day Aug. 25-27, Sept. 1-3, 13, 14, 2012, gage height, 0.36 ft.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION: Water years 2003 to current year.
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: Water years 2003 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION1.--Automatic water sampler since 1995.
COOPERATION1.--Periodic water-quality samples were collected by personnel from the City of Ithaca Department of Public Works (Water and Sewer Division) and Tompkins County Soil and Water Conservation District. Samples were analyzed by personnel from the City of Ithaca Department of Public Works (Water and Sewer Division).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD1.--SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION: Maximum daily mean, 3,230 mg/L, June 27, 2006; minimum daily mean, 1 mg/L on many days in 2003-13.
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: Maximum daily, 15,200 tons, June 27, 2006; minimum daily, 0.01 tons on many days in 2005-12.
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This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Ithaca.

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All 3 Available Parameters for this site
  
00065 Gage height 2016-01-04  2016-05-03
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-05-03
99234 Autosampler count 2016-01-04  2016-05-03

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.66   05-03-2016  06:30 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 55   05-03-2016  06:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for May 3 based on 13 years of record more
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19 23 41 46 55 55 120