NOTICE (04/09/2013) -- Funding dropped
for USGS monitoring network in the five boroughs of New York
Data collection from 197 groundwater stations, 10 surface-water
stations, 1 meteorological station, and 131 water-quality stations in
the five boroughs of New York and extreme western Nassau County will be
suspended at the end of the month (May 1, 2013) due to elimination of
the program by a funding partner. Historic data from these stations
will continue to be available on the USGS National Water Information
System: Web Interface. A complete list of stations to be
discontinued is available at: real-time water data page or
map. Fact Sheets describe maintenance
costs and USGS streamgage operation (1,2,3,4).
For more information or to help support these sites please contact Ron
or Stephen Terracciano (firstname.lastname@example.org) at the USGS New York
Water Science Center, Coram Program Office at (631) 736-0783 or at the
emails listed above.
This station is operated in cooperation
City University of New York, Queens College
New York City Department of Environmental
Lat 40°44'16.1", long 73°49'17.0"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Queens County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02030201, Located at Queens College of the City
University of New York. It is south of the intersection with Reeves
Avenue and 150th Street, just west of northwest corner of elevated
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
April to August 2005 and September 2006 to
Digital water-level recorder; 60-minute recording
interval. Periodic measurements made with chalked steel tape by U.S.
Geological Survey personnel.
Replaced well Q3810.1 in April 2004 near same
location. Telephone water-level telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Highest water level recorded,
19.14 ft above sea level, August 13, 17, 22, 24, 25, and 26, 2007;
lowest recorded, 14.12 ft above sea level, April 24, 2005.
EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR.--
Highest water level recorded, 18.25
ft above sea level, August 22 and 23; lowest recorded, 17.63 ft above
sea level, April 29, 30, and May 4.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2010