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    ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

    USGS 04233300 SIXMILE CREEK AT BETHEL GROVE, NY

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    This station is operated in cooperation with:
       City of Ithaca


    LOCATION.--Lat 42°24'11", long 76°26'06" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Tompkins County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on left bank at bridge on German Cross Road, 3.4 mi southeast of Ithaca, at Bethel Grove.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--39.0 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1995 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 700 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, 6,200 ft3/s, Jan. 19, 1996, gage height, 9.78 ft, from rating curve extended above 2,700 ft3/s on basis of slope-area measurement at gage height 8.32 ft; minimum discharge, 1.5 ft3/s, Aug. 2, 1995.
    INSTRUMENTATION1.--Automatic water sampler since 1995.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD1.--SUSPENDED-SOLIDS CONCENTRATION: Maximum daily mean, 1,480 mg/L, Nov. 8, 1996; minimum daily mean, 1 mg/L, many days during the 1998 water year.
    SUSPENDED-SOLIDS DISCHARGE: Maximum daily, 7,050 tons, Nov. 8, 1996; minimum daily, 0.02 tons, several days in October 1997 and September 1998. SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION: Maximum daily mean, 7,190 mg/L, June 27, 2006; minimum daily mean, 1 mg/L on many days in 2004, 2005, 2007-12. SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: Maximum daily, 17,200 tons, June 27, 2006; minimum daily, 0.02 tons on several days in 2008, 2009, 2011, and July 23-24, 2012.
    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 2014-05-04  2014-09-01
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-01
    99234 Autosampler count 2014-05-04  2014-09-01

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: -0.03   09-01-2014  08:00 EST
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 16   09-01-2014  08:00 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 1 based on 19 years of record more
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    2.0 6.2 10. 16 16 24 53