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USGS 04262500 WEST BRANCH OSWEGATCHIE RIVER NEAR HARRISVILLE NY

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   U.S. Geological Survey


LOCATION.--Lat 44°11'08", long 75°19'51" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, St. Lawrence County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04150302, on right bank just downstream from bridge on Osborne Road, 0.5 mi northeast of Geers Corners, 1.5 mi downstream from Big Creek, and 4.0 mi downstream from Harrisville.
DRAINAGE AREA.--258 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1916 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WSP 784: 1934. WDR NY-82-1: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 738.51 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 737.98 ft above NAVD of 1988 (VERTCON). Prior to Nov. 30, 1933, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS.--Since June 1985, extensive diurnal fluctuation and slight regulation caused by powerplant upstream from station.
Water Years 2014-18: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 8,700 ft³/s, Jan. 9, 1998, gage height, 10.64 ft; minimum discharge prior to regulation, 25 ft³/s, Sept. 1, 1934, gage height, 0.86 ft; minimum discharge since regulation, 20 ft³/s, Aug. 11, 1985, gage height, 0.83 ft.

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This station managed by the NY Water Science Center Troy.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
1989-10-01  2019-12-14
2007-10-01  2019-12-14







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 811 12-14-2019   21:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 14 based on 102 water years of record more
Min
(1918)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Dec 14
Max
(1984)
170 320 495 631 792 811 3780


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.55 12-14-2019   21:30 EST
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