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40°37'28", long 73°15'48" referenced to North
American Datum of 1927, Suffolk County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02030202,
at Robert Moses State Park, in water treatment building, Fire
Depth 721 ft. Upper casing diameter 6 in;
top of first opening 711 ft, bottom of last opening 721 ft.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
November 1962 to current year. Unpublished
records for November 1962 to September 1975 are available in files of
the U.S. Geological Survey.
Digital water-level recorder; 15-minute recording
interval. Periodic measurements made with chalked steel tape or
calibrated electric tape by U.S. Geological Survey personnel.
Water level affected by tidal fluctuation. Highest
water-level recorded on October 29, 2012 attributed to tidal forcing
from Hurricane Sandyâ€™s storm tide. Cellular water-level
telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Highest water level recorded,
13.04 ft above sea level, January 25, 1979; lowest recorded, 5.35 ft
above sea level, February 23, 1972.