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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 01342602 MOHAWK RIVER NEAR UTICA NY

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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This station is operated in cooperation with:
   New York State Canals


LOCATION.--Lat 43°05'37.3", long 75°09'28.5" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Herkimer County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020004, on left bank 750 ft upstream from bridge on County Highway 37 (Dyke Road), 0.5 mi southwest of West Schuyler, and 2.0 mi east of Utica.
DRAINAGE AREA.--553 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Miscellaneous measurements--1988-92, 2004-14, September 2014 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 386.53 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to September 2014, nonrecording gage at site 175 ft downstream at datum 8.00 ft lower.
REMARKS.--During canal navigation season, water is received from Black River basin through Black River Canal flowing south. Water is diverted into (or may occasionally be received from) Oswego River basin through summit level of Erie (Barge) Canal between New London and Utica. Diurnal fluctuation caused by locks and dams on Erie (Barge) Canal. Regulation by Delta Reservoir (station 01335900). Water Years 2015-16: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 6,080 ft3/s, Apr. 4, 2015, gage height, 13.67 ft; minimum discharge, 37 ft3/s, Sept. 26, 2014, gage height, 3.16 ft.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Sept. 9, 2011, reached a stage of 21.47 ft, flood of Mar. 5, 1979, reached a stage of 21.47 ft, flood of Mar. 14, 1977, reached a stage of 22.37 ft, and flood of Jan. 4, 1907, reached a stage of 24.58 ft, all at site 4.2 mi upstream, from information provided by National Weather Service.

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This station managed by the NY Water Science Center Troy.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2014-09-17  2017-08-23
00065 Gage height 2017-04-25  2017-08-23

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1320 08-23-2017   18:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 23 based on 2 years of record more
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512 615 615 717 1320


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 6.67 08-23-2017   18:30 EST
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