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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 01311500 VALLEY STREAM AT VALLEY STREAM NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 40°39'49", long 73°42'16" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Nassau County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02030202, on right bank 40 ft upstream from West Valley Stream Boulevard in Valley Stream.
DRAINAGE AREA.--3.77 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--1851-52, 1854, 1856-57, 1885, 1894 (fragmentary in Professional Paper 44), July 1954 to current year. Prior to October 1956, published as Watts Creek at Valley Stream.
REVISED RECORDS.--WRD NY-71-1: 1962-63 (M), 1966-69 (M). WDR-US-2009: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage is 7.49 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to 1894, determinations of flow by various methods, at different sites and datums. July 1954 to July 16, 1964, at same site at datum 1.04 ft higher.
REMARKS.--Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Flow regulated occasionally by cleaning operations at outlet of Valley Stream Pond above station. Satellite gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Extremes prior to 1954 not included. Maximum discharge, 294 ft3/s, June 30, 1984, gage height, 5.78 ft; no flow at times each year 1963-96, 1998-2003, 2005-11.
EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR.--Maximum discharge, 173 ft3/s, June 25, gage height, 3.16 ft; minimum discharge, 0.45 ft3/s, Aug. 13, 15; minimum gage height, 0.89 ft, June 1.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2012

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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2017-05-23
00065 Gage height 2017-01-23  2017-05-23

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.16 05-23-2017   10:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for May 23 based on 61 years of record more
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(1965)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value May 23
Max
(1984)
0.00 0.22 0.89 2.8 3.2 4.16 50.1


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.13 05-23-2017   10:00 EST
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