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USGS 0423406130 SENECA RIVER AT FREE BRIDGE CORNERS NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 42°57'46.3", long 76°44'14.0" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Seneca County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on right bank 50 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 20 and 1.0 mi downstream from Lock 1 on Cayuga-Seneca Canal.
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,566 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--December 2014 to current year.
GAGE.--Acoustic velocity meter and water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 367.00 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Mar. 1, 2019, at datum 67.00 ft lower.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Lock 1 on Cayuga-Seneca Canal. Flow can be affected by operation of Erie (Barge) Canal.
Water Years 2015-16: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Water Years 2017-18: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges and those below 500 ft³/s, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum daily discharge, 6,760 ft³/s, Apr. 18, 2017; minimum discharge not determined.

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Available Parameters Available Period
  
2014-12-09  2019-12-16
2014-12-08  2019-12-16
2019-08-18  2019-12-16







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 2690 12-16-2019   03:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 16 based on 4 water years of record more
Min
(2018)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Dec 16
75th
percen-
tile
Max
(2015)
54.8 299 1200 1430 2690 2800 3280


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 10.53 12-16-2019   03:15 EST
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Stream water level elevation above NAVD 1988, in feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 377.53 12-16-2019   03:15 EST
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