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USGS 013621955 BIRCH CREEK AT BIG INDIAN NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°06'32", long 74°27'07" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Ulster County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020006, on left bank 10 ft west of State Highway 28, and 0.1 mi upstream from bridge on Lasher Road, at Big Indian.
DRAINAGE AREA.--12.5 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1998 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR-US-2011: 2010.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,227.42 ft above NAVD of 1988.
REMARKS.--Seasonal diversion for snowmaking by Belleayre Mountain Ski Center at Pine Hill. Occasional regulation by Pine Hill Lake 1.7 mi upstream, and low flows may be affected by Pine Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant about 1.1 mi upstream.
Water Years 2014-18: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 1,460 ft³/s, Aug. 28, 2011, gage height, 7.18 ft, outside gage height was 7.58 ft, from crest-stage gage, from rating curve extended above 260 ft³/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; minimum discharge, 1.6 ft³/s, Sept. 26, 2008; minimum gage height, 2.17 ft, Sept. 25, 26, 2010.

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Available Parameters Available Period
  
1998-10-01  2019-12-06
2007-10-01  2019-12-06
2016-10-01  2019-12-06







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 19.4 12-06-2019   13:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 6 based on 20 water years of record more
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5.80 12 19.4 24 25 37 56.8


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.09 12-06-2019   13:30 EST
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Turbidity, water, unfiltered, monochrome near infra-red LED light, 780-900 nm, detection angle 90 +-2.5 degrees, formazin nephelometric units (FNU)

Most recent instantaneous value: 15.2 12-06-2019   13:30 EST
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