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USGS 04263000 OSWEGATCHIE RIVER NEAR HEUVELTON NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 44°35'58", long 75°22'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, St. Lawrence County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04150302, on right bank 1.5 mi downstream from Beaver Creek, and 2.5 mi upstream from Heuvelton.
DRAINAGE AREA.--986 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1916 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR NY-82-1: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 288.85 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 287.68 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Sept. 16, 1916, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS.--Entire flow regulated by Cranberry Lake (station 04260990); slight diurnal fluctuation at low flow and medium flow caused by powerplants. During high stages on Grass River, part of flow of that stream may pass through Upper Lake, Indian Creek, and Lower Lake and enter Oswegatchie River at Rensselaer Falls, 4.5 mi upstream from station. In October 1973, a dike was installed on Indian Creek to prevent overflow of Grass River during high flows.
Water Years 2014-18: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 19,600 ft³/s, Apr. 6, 1960, gage height, 10.36 ft; minimum discharge, 99 ft³/s, Aug. 4, 1991, gage height, 0.49 ft; minimum gage height, 0.42 ft, Sept. 11, 2002, but may have been lower during period of no gage-height record Sept. 7, 1960.

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1990-10-01  2019-12-13
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 2410 12-13-2019   21:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 13 based on 102 water years of record more
Min
(1942)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Dec 13
75th
percen-
tile
Max
(2005)
506 1260 1770 2090 2410 2600 5440


Gage height, feet

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