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    ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

    USGS 04267500 RAQUETTE RIVER AT SOUTH COLTON NY

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    This station is operated in cooperation with:
       Brookfield Renewable Power


    LOCATION.--Lat 44°30'42", long 74°52'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, St. Lawrence County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04150305, on left bank 300 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 56 at South Colton, 500 ft downstream from powerplant, and 0.8 mi upstream from Cold Brook.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--937 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1953 to September 2002, October 2010 to current year.
    REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NY-82-1: Drainage area.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 882.05 ft above NGVD of 1929.
    REMARKS.--No estimated daily discharges. Records good except those below 800 ft3/s, which are poor. Flow regulated 16 mi upstream by Carry Falls Reservoir since 1953; considerable natural storage in large lakes upstream from Piercefield. Large diurnal fluctuation caused by five powerplants upstream from gage. Satellite gage-height telemeter at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 12,800 ft3/s, Apr. 29, 2011, gage height, 11.27 ft; minimum, 1.1 ft3/s, Sept. 10, 2002, gage height, 1.21 ft.
    Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

    Peak Flow and Stage Information
    This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Troy.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2010-10-01  2014-09-02
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-05  2014-09-02

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 3,370   09-02-2014  13:30 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 2 based on 53 years of record more
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    (1968)
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    percen-
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    Mean Median 75th
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    tile
    Max
    (1976)
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    Value Sep 2
    64 511 1020 1030 1420 2560 3370


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 5.91   09-02-2014  13:30 EST
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