USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
0423401815 SALMON CREEK NEAR LUDLOWVILLE, NY
LOCATION - Lat 42°33'09.4", long 76°32'01.8" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Tompkins County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on right bank, at cul-de-sac of Mill Street in Ludlowville, 0.1 mi downstream of Dug Street bridge, and 1.6 mi upstream of mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 87.7 mi².
- 2009 (Date of peak). 2015 (M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 2006 to September 2009, February 2013 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 405 ft above NAVD of 1988, from topographic map.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 6,970 ft³/s, Mar. 30, 2014, gage height, 5.01 ft; minimum discharge, 0.38 ft³/s, part of each day, July 23-25, 29, 30, 2016.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION: April 2007 to September 2009.
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: April 2007 to September 2009.
COOPERATION - Samples were analyzed by personnel from the City of Ithaca Department of Public Works (Water and Sewer Division).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION: Maximum daily mean, 2,000 mg/L, Dec. 23, 2007; minimum daily mean, 1 mg/L on several days in 2008 and 2009.
SEDIMENT LOAD: Maximum daily, 17,900 tons, Dec. 23, 2007; minimum daily 0.02 tons on several days in 2008.