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    ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

    USGS 01354500 MOHAWK RIVER AT FREEMAN'S BRIDGE AT SCHENECTADY NY

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    This station is operated in cooperation with:
       Brookfield Renewable Power
       New York Power Authority
       NYS Department of Environmental Conservation


    LOCATION.--Lat 42°49'49.9", long 73°55'50.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Schenectady County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020004, on left bank 12 ft downstream from bridge on Freeman's Bridge Road, 1.2 mi north of Schenectady.
    DRAINAGE AREA.--3,310 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD.--Occasional low-flow and/or miscellaneous discharge measurements, water years 1899-1901, 1920, 1953, 1966-67. August 2011 to current year.
    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and acoustic velocity meter. Datum of gage is 200.00 ft above NGVD of 1929.
    REMARKS.--No estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Satellite gage-height and velocity telemeter at station.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge 130,000 ft3/s Aug. 29, 2011, gage height 26.35 ft; minimum discharge not determined; minimum gage-height, 9.46 ft, May 22, 2012.
    EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--An extreme flood occurred sometime from 1860-65 with a depth of 12 ft on the Cohoes dam and a peak discharge estimated to be at least 200,000 ft³/s (from New York State Museum Bulletin 85).
    Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

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

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    All 3 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-04  2014-09-02
    00055 Stream velocity 2014-05-04  2014-09-02
    00060 Discharge 2011-08-06  2014-09-02

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    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 12.22   09-02-2014  00:50 EST
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    Stream velocity, feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 0.40   09-02-2014  00:45 EST
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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2,740   09-02-2014  00:45 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 2 based on 3 years of record more
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    708 708 2000 2740 3280 7140 7140