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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. Datum of
gage is NGVD of 1929.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
February 1968 to current year. Unpublished
records for November 1962 to September 1975 are available in files of
the U.S. Geological Survey.
Water-level recorder installed August 1984; 15-minute
recording interval. Periodic manual measurements made by USGS
Water level affected by tidal fluctuation. Water-level
recorded on October 29, 2012 attributed to tidal forcing from Hurricane
Sandy storm tide. Cellular water-level telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Highest water level recorded,
13.72 ft above NGVD 29, October 29, 2012; lowest measured, 5.35 ft
above NGVD 29, February 23, 1972.