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  • January 22, 2018 - USGS Water Data availability during lapse in Federal funding

    Due to a lapse in Federal funding, the U.S. Geological Survey must suspend those parts of its data collection and distribution processes requiring human intervention. However, automated reporting and serving of telemetered data will continue.

    Users may note some degradation in the quality and completeness of real-time streamflow, groundwater and water-quality data from some reporting stations due to the suspension of field calibrations and adjustments, especially as high flows occur, aquatic vegetation becomes dominant, or ice forms in high altitude streams. The USGS will continue to monitor some performance aspects of its network using a skeleton workforce.

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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 01520500 TIOGA RIVER AT LINDLEY NY

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°01'43", long 77°07'56" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Steuben County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02050104, on left bank 50 ft downstream from bridge on County Highway 120 at Lindley, and 6 mi upstream from Canisteo River.
DRAINAGE AREA.--771 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--January 1930 to March 1995, annual maximum only--1997-2009, October 2009 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WSP 871: 1938. WSP 2103: Drainage area. WDR NY-04-3: 2002-03 (M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 964.50 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 964.00 ft above NAVD of 1988 (VERTCON).
REMARKS.--Since November 1979, flood flows regulated by Tioga Lake (station 01517900) and Hammond Lake (station 01518498), and since December 1979, by Cowanesque Lake (station 01519995); normal regulation occasionally sufficient to affect figures of monthly runoff.
Water Years 2014-16: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge since construction of Tioga, Hammond, and Cowanesque Lakes in 1979, 13,900 ft³/s, Oct. 23, 1990, Aug. 18, 1994, and Sept. 17, 2004; maximum gage height, 13.81 ft, Sept. 17, 2004; minimum discharge, 21 ft³/s, Aug. 28, 1980, gage height, 2.68 ft.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION.--Maximum discharge prior to construction of Tioga, Hammond, and Cowanesque Lakes in 1979, 128,000 ft³/s, June 23, 1972, gage height, 26.27 ft, from floodmark in gage house, from rating curve extended above 31,000 ft³/s on basis of velocity-area and slope-area studies at gage height 19.2 ft and conveyance study and slope-area measurements at gage heights 22.87 ft and 26.27 ft; minimum discharge, 6.1 ft³/s, Sept. 1, 1939.

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00060 Discharge 1985-10-02  2018-01-23
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2018-01-23

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1270 01-23-2018   01:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jan 23 based on 74 years of record more
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26.0 188 330 809 875 1270 10600


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.47 01-23-2018   01:00 EST
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