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    ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

    USGS 04233286 SIXMILE CREEK AT BROOKTONDALE NY

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    This station is operated in cooperation with:
       Town of Caroline


    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.--Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Telephone gage-height telemeter at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 4,470 ft3/s, Sept. 8, 2011, gage height, 5.38 ft, from rating curve extended above 930 ft3/s on basis of slope-area measurement at gage height 4.16 ft; minimum discharge, 2.8 ft3/s, Aug. 25-27, Sept. 1-3, 13, 14, 2012, gage height, 0.36 ft.
    INSTRUMENTATION1.--Automatic water sampler since 1995.
    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.
    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 2014-04-29  2014-08-27
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-27
    99234 Autosampler count 2014-04-29  2014-08-27

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 0.46   08-27-2014  21:30 EST
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 8.8   08-27-2014  21:30 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 27 based on 11 years of record more
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    3.7 6.6 8.8 9.4 18 27 67