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USGS 04235299 OWASCO INLET BELOW AURORA STREET AT MORAVIA NY

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This station is operated in cooperation with:
   Cayuga County Planning Department


LOCATION.--Lat 42°42'41.7", long 76°26'02.4" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Cayuga County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, 300 ft northeast of intersection of Aurora Street and Warner Road, 50 ft downstream from confluence with Mill Creek, and 0.8 mi west of Moravia.
DRAINAGE AREA.--106 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Occasional low-flow discharge measurements, water years 1949-50, 1955-59. January 1960 to September 1968, annual maximum only--1970, April 2009 to current year. Prior to April 2009, published as "Owasco Inlet at Moravia" (station 04235300).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 715 ft above NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to April 2009, at site 0.8 mi downstream at datum 711.64 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Satellite gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 11,600 ft3/s, June 30, 1961, gage height, 12.20 ft, site and datum then in use, from rating curve extended above 530 ft3/s on basis of contracted-opening measurement of peak flow; maximum gage height, 12.76 ft, site and datum then in use, Mar. 5, 1964 (backwater from Owasco Lake); minimum discharge, 3.5 ft3/s, Sept. 24, 25, 1964.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of June 23, 1972, reached a stage of 16.17 ft, site and datum then in use, from floodmarks, discharge 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.

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00060 Discharge 2009-04-22  2014-07-31
00065 Gage height 2014-04-02  2014-07-31

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 57   07-31-2014  22:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 31 based on 5 years of record more
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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.77   07-31-2014  22:30 EST
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