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USGS 02278600 WEST PALM BEACH CA BL S-5A-E NR LOXAHATCHEE, FLA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 26°41'05", long 80°21'50" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in SE 1/4 
sec.32, T.43 S., R.40 E., Palm Beach County, FL, Hydrologic Unit 03090202, near left bank, 
350 ft downstream from control structure 5A-E, and 6 mi west of Loxahatchee.

PERIOD OF RECORD.--September 1955 to September 2004. Discontinued. Monthly discharge only for 
September 1955, published in WSP 1724. Records of gage heights prior to October 1961, are 
available in files of the U.S. Geological Survey.

GAGE.--South Florida Water Management District Moscad CR 10 RF data/telemetry system 
for West Palm Beach Canal east of Levee 8 Canal (east of S-5A-E structure and Levee 8 Canal). 
Datum of gage is National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (South Florida Water Management 
District bench mark). Satellite data collection platform with water-stage shaft encoder for 
Levee 8 Canal discontinued on November 19, 2001. Auxiliary water-stage recorder on West
Palm Beach Canal 100 ft east from S-5A-E discontinued on January 14, 1999. Prior to 
October 1, 1981, datum of gage is 0.24 ft higher; from October 1, 1981 to June 22, 1994, 
datum of gage is -0.19 ft lower and from June 22, 1994 to October 1, 2001, datum of gage 
is .11 ft higher than present datum. The change in datum is based upon an adjustment to 
FCE 790 benchmark elevation surveyed by South Florida Water Management District.

COOPERATION.--Gate-opening record provided by South Florida Water Management District.
 





Available Parameters Period of Record
  
1955-10-01  2004-09-29
1968-10-01  2004-09-29







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Instantaneous-data availability statement
*** There are no data available on the Waterdata system for the time period specified,
    although data may be available in the files of the local USGS office operating the station.