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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 04232730 SENECA RIVER NEAR SENECA FALLS NY

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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NOTICE (03/07/2017) -- This station is unfunded as of October 1, 2016. Although historic data will remain accessible, no new data will be collected unless one or more new funding partners are found. Users who are willing to contribute funding to continue operation of this streamgage should contact Rob Breault of the USGS New York Water Science Center at 518-285-5658 or dc_ny@usgs.gov.


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LOCATION.--Lat 42°56'20", long 76°45'40" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Seneca County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on right bank, 30 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 89, 1.1 mi upstream from Cayuga Lake, and about 2.5 mi downstream from Lock 2 of the Cayuga-Seneca Canal in Seneca Falls.
DRAINAGE AREA.--785 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 2005 to current year.
GAGE.--Acoustic velocity meter and water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Cayuga-Seneca Canal Locks 2 and 3, and Seneca Falls Power Project. Flow affected by backwater from Cayuga Lake. From 1931-98, a large part of flow from 45.5 mi2 of Mud Creek drainage area (Susquehanna River basin) had been diverted into Keuka Lake (Oswego River basin) for power generation. Water Years 2014-15: Records good except estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum daily discharge, 3,290 ft3/s, May 4, 2011; minimum daily discharge, 31 ft3/s, Mar. 18, 2006. Maximum and minimum instantaneous discharges not determined.

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This station managed by the NY Water Science Center Ithaca.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2006-10-01  2017-03-08
00065 Gage height 2017-02-28  2017-03-08

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*** There are no data available on the Waterdata system for the time period specified,
    although data may be available in the files of the local USGS office operating the station.