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USGS 04262500 WEST BRANCH OSWEGATCHIE R NR HARRISVILLE NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 44°11'08", long 75°19'51" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, St. Lawrence County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04150302, on right bank just downstream from bridge on Osborne Road, 0.5 mi northeast of Geers Corners, 1.5 mi downstream from Big Creek, and 4.0 mi downstream from Harrisville.
DRAINAGE AREA.--258 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1916 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 784: 1934. WDR NY-82-1: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 738.51 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Nov. 30, 1933, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Since June 1985, extensive diurnal fluctuation and slight regulation caused by powerplant upstream from station. Satellite and telephone gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 8,700 ft3/s, Jan. 9, 1998, gage height, 10.64 ft; minimum discharge prior to regulation, 25 ft3/s, Sept. 1, 1934, gage height, 0.86 ft; minimum discharge since regulation, 20 ft3/s, Aug. 11, 1985, gage height, 0.83 ft.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2012

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This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Troy.

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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-22
00065 Gage height 2014-03-24  2014-07-22

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 165   07-22-2014  07:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 22 based on 98 years of record more
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(1949)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Jul 22
Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1986)
49 100 134 165 227 270. 1200


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Most recent instantaneous value: 2.00   07-22-2014  07:30 EST
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