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USGS 04262000 OSWEGATCHIE RIVER NEAR OSWEGATCHIE NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 44°13'21", long 75°04'28" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, St. Lawrence County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04150302, on left bank 300 ft downstream from powerplant, and 2.8 mi north of Oswegatchie.
DRAINAGE AREA.--259 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1924 to September 1968, annual maximum only--1985, July 1987 to current year. Prior to October 1958, published as East Branch Oswegatchie River near Oswegatchie.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR NY-88-1: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 1,016.52 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 1,016.12 ft above NAVD of 1988 (VERTCON).
REMARKS.--Extensive diurnal fluctuation at low and medium flow caused by powerplant. Entire flow from 140 mi² of drainage area controlled by Cranberry Lake (station 04260990).
Water Years 2014-17: Records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 4,370 ft³/s, Apr. 15, 2014, gage height, 6.45 ft; maximum gage height, 7.3 ft, Apr. 26, 1926; minimum discharge not determined.

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00060 Discharge 1990-10-01  2019-01-17
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2019-01-17

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 507 01-17-2019   13:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jan 17 based on 74 years of record more
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128 373 507 529 577 738 1950


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.13 01-17-2019   13:15 EST
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