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Water-Year Summary for Site 04235440

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Water year 2021: 2020-10-01 to 2021-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 42°55'56.6", long 76°33'48.8" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Cayuga County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on left bank in City of Auburn combined sewer overflow building, approximately 200 ft upstream from Genesee Street, and 0.4 mi downstream from State Dam at outlet of Owasco Lake.
DRAINAGE AREA - 204 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR NY-01-3: 2000 (m). WDR NY-04-3: 2001-03. Datum of gage was corrected on Jan. 30, 2018, from 663.97 ft to 660.40 ft above NGVD of 1929 and from 659.85 ft to 659.92 ft above NAVD of 1988.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1998 to current year. Records for November 1912 to September 1966, published as "Owasco Lake Outlet" (station 04235500), and October 1966 to September 1998, published as "Owasco Outlet near Auburn" (station 04235500), at site 2.6 mi downstream, are not equivalent because of regulation between stations.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 660.40 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 659.92 ft above NAVD of 1988.
REMARKS - Flow regulated by State Dam, 0.4 mi upstream, at Swift Street in Auburn.
Water Years 2014-21: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 2,730 ft³/s, Apr. 4, 2005, gage height, 8.34 ft; minimum discharge, 1.6 ft³/s, Mar. 30, 31, July 22, 1999.