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USGS 01323500 GREAT SACANDAGA LAKE AT CONKLINGVILLE 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°18'57", long 73°55'39" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Saratoga County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020002, 800 ft upstream from right end of Conklingville Dam on Sacandaga River at Conklingville.
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,044 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1930 to current year. Prior to October 1969, published as "Sacandaga Reservoir at Conklingville".
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929, adjustment of 1912. Prior to Apr. 23, 1930, nonrecording gage at same datum in outlet channel 800 ft downstream.
REMARKS.--Reservoir is formed by earth and concrete dam; storage began in March 1930; dam completed in 1930. Usable capacity for stream regulation, 29.920 bil ft3 between elevations 740.0 ft and 771.0 ft (spillway crest). Elevation of inverts of three Dow valves is 699.0 ft. Capacity of 7.800 bil ft3 below elevation 740.0 ft is considered dead storage, except for extraordinary emergencies or for necessary inspection of structures. Purpose of reservoir is to provide flood control and low-water stream regulation for sanitary improvement, navigation, and power, as required by the public welfare, including public health and safety. Area of water surface of reservoir filled to capacity, elevation 771.0 ft, is 41.7 mi2. Satellite and telephone gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum elevation, 774.47 ft, May 1, 2011, contents, 41.824 bil ft3; minimum since first filling, 729.55 ft, Mar. 30, 1940, contents, 2.100 bil ft3.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

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62614 Lake/res elev, NGVD 2007-10-01  2014-12-19

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Lake or reservoir water surface elevation above NGVD 1929, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 753.40   12-19-2014  07:30 EST
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