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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 01354083 MOHAWK RIVER AT AMSTERDAM NY

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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


LOCATION.--Lat 42°56'02.4", long 74°11'30.7" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Montgomery County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020004, on left bank in waterfront park at Amsterdam, and 480 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 30.
DRAINAGE AREA.--3,152 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Miscellaneous discharge measurements, water years 1966-67. January 2015 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, acoustic velocity meter, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 235.02 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Considerable regulation of stage by Lock 11 on the Erie (Barge) Canal about 1.3 mi upstream and Lock 10 on the Erie (Barge) Canal about 3.0 mi downstream. Water Years 2015-16: Records poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge 37,300 ft³/s, Feb. 25, 2016, gage height, 19.25 ft; maximum gage height, 22.90 ft, May 30, 2016; minimum discharge not determined; minimum gage height, 7.75 ft, Apr. 19, 20, 2016.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Aug. 29, 2011, reached a stage of 41.94 ft, from floodmarks in downstream cabin of Lock 11 about 1.3 mi upstream, and a stage of 35.70 ft, from floodmarks in upstream cabin of Lock 10 about 3.0 mi downstream, from information provided by New York State Canal Corporation. Flood of June 29, 2006, reached stages of 38.18 ft and 28.92 ft, from floodmarks at same locations respectively.

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00060 Discharge 2017-04-19  2017-08-17
00060 Discharge [Combined, final] 2015-01-16  2017-08-17
00065 Gage height 2017-04-19  2017-08-17

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: Ssn 08-17-2017   10:30 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second, [Combined, final]

Most recent instantaneous value: 2060 08-17-2017   10:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 17 based on 2 years of record more
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(2016)
826 1720 1720 2060 2620


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 20.11 08-17-2017   10:30 EST
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