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USGS 04250750 SANDY CREEK NEAR ADAMS NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°48'48", long 76°04'29" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Jefferson County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140102, on left bank 250 ft upstream from bridge on Liberty Street, 0.2 mi downstream from tributary, 2.5 mi downstream from Adams, and 10.0 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--137 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1957 to March 1995, annual maximum only--1996-2002, June 2002 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR NY-85-1: 1963-64(M), 1976-77(M), 1980(M), 1984(M). WDR NY-92-1: 1963, 1976-77, 1984.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 523.71 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 523.24 ft above NAVD of 1988 (VERTCON).
REMARKS.--Moderate diurnal fluctuation at low flow caused by mills upstream from station.
Water Years 2014-17: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 7,700 ft³/s, Jan. 19, 1996, gage height, 11.06 ft, from floodmark in gage well; minimum discharge, 1.5 ft³/s, Sept. 17, 18, 1963, Aug. 19, 1964; minimum gage height not determined.

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00060 Discharge 1990-10-01  2019-01-20
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2019-01-20

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 657 01-20-2019   17:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jan 20 based on 53 years of record more
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64.0 110 150 240 251 657 1630


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.31 01-20-2019   17:00 EST
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