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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 0423401815 SALMON CREEK NEAR LUDLOWVILLE NY

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°33'09.4", long 76°32'01.8" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Tompkins County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on right bank, at cul-de-sac of Mill Street in Ludlowville, 0.1 mi downstream of Dug Street bridge, and 1.6 mi upstream of mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--87.7 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 2006 to September 2009, February 2013 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--2009 (Date of peak). 2015 (M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 405 ft above NGVD of 1929 and NAVD of 1988, from topographic map.
REMARKS.--Water Years 2014-16: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 6,970 ft³/s, Mar. 30, 2014, gage height, 5.01 ft; minimum discharge, 0.38 ft³/s, part of each day, July 23-25, 29, 30, 2016.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION: April 2007 to September 2009. SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: April 2007 to September 2009.
COOPERATION1.--Samples were analyzed by personnel from the City of Ithaca Department of Public Works (Water and Sewer Division).
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION: Maximum daily mean, 2,000 mg/L, Dec. 23, 2007; minimum daily mean, 1 mg/L on several days in 2008 and 2009. SEDIMENT LOAD: Maximum daily, 17,900 tons, Dec. 23, 2007; minimum daily 0.02 tons on several days in 2008.
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This station managed by the NY Water Science Center Ithaca.

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All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 2006-10-01  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: Ice 01-23-2018   02:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jan 23 based on 6 years of record more
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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.58 01-23-2018   02:00 EST
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