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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 01321000 SACANDAGA RIVER NEAR HOPE NY

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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This station is operated in cooperation with:
   Hudson River-Black River Regulating District


LOCATION.--Lat 43°21'10", long 74°16'13" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Hamilton County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020002, on left bank 1.5 mi downstream from West Branch Sacandaga River, on State Highway 30, and 4.5 mi upstream from Hope.
DRAINAGE AREA.--491 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1911 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 881.31 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to July 24, 1929, nonrecording gage at site 300 ft upstream at same datum.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Some seasonal regulation on West Branch Sacandaga River at Piseco Lake Outlet, about 17 mi upstream, and, since 1959, diurnal fluctuation caused by powerplant 4 mi upstream from station at Lake Algonquin. Minor fluctuations caused by mill upstream. Satellite and telephone gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 32,000 ft3/s, Mar. 27, 1913, gage height, 11.0 ft, from floodmarks at site then in use; maximum gage height, 13.32 ft, Mar. 1, 1955 (ice jam); minimum discharge, about 16 ft3/s, Sept. 30, 1913, gage height, 1.17 ft; minimum gage height, 1.03 ft, Sept. 1, 1999.
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
  
00065 Gage height 2014-06-27  2014-10-25
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-10-25

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.36   10-25-2014  04:30 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 566   10-25-2014  04:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 25 based on 102 years of record more
Min
(1965)
25th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Oct 25
Median Mean 75th
percen-
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Max
(1960)
53 294 566 634 1020 1370 7200