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Water year 2017: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
01348000 EAST CANADA CREEK AT EAST CREEK, NY
LOCATION - Lat 43°01'00", long 74°44'27" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Herkimer County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020004, on right bank 1.2 mi upstream from mouth, and 3.5 mi northwest of St. Johnsville, at East Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA - 289 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - December 1945 to March 1995, annual maximum only--1996, 1998, 2000, 2003-14, July 2014 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS - WRD NY-85-1: Drainage area.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 335.70 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS - Extensive diurnal fluctuation and slight regulation caused by powerplants upstream from station. City of Little Falls diverts about 5 ft³/s for municipal supply.
Water Years 2014-16: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Oct. 2, 1945, reached a stage of 9.0 ft, from floodmarks, discharge, 24,000 ft³/s, from slope-area measurement of peak flow, result of dam failure.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 31,500 ft³/s, June 28, 2006, gage height, 10.99 ft, from rating curve extended above 11,000 ft³/s on basis of flow-over-dam measurement of peak flow; minimum, 0.05 ft³/s, July 9, 1978, gage height, 0.47 ft; minimum gage height, 0.44 ft, July 29, 1977.