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USGS 04252500 BLACK RIVER NEAR BOONVILLE NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°30'42", long 75°18'24" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Oneida County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04150101, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on Moose River Road, 0.8 mi upstream from Sugar River, and 2 mi northeast of Boonville.
DRAINAGE AREA.--304 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--January to February 1911 (monthly discharges only, published in WSP 1307), March 1911 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WSP 784: 1934. WSP 1084: 1912(M), 1913, 1917-1919(M), 1922(M), 1924(M), 1926(M), 1928(M), 1930(M), 1933(M). WSP 1307: 1914(M). WDR NY-82-1: Drainage area. WDR NY-05-1: 2004.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 935.50 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 934.46 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Sept. 27, 1933, nonrecording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS.--Occasional regulation by several headwater reservoirs. Forestport feeder diverts water from State Pond at Forestport 9 mi upstream. That portion of diverted water which does not pass Black River Canal (flowing south), returns to Black River downstream from station through Mill Creek sluiceway. Slight diurnal fluctuation at medium and low flow caused by powerplant upstream from station.
Water Years 2014-18: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 12,800 ft³/s, Apr. 18, 1982, Dec. 30, 1984, gage heights, 11.31 ft and 11.41 ft, respectively; maximum gage height, 13.10 ft, Feb. 21, 1981 (ice jam); minimum observed discharge, about 5 ft³/s, Aug. 26, 1918, gage height, 2.40 ft.

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1990-10-01  2020-04-02
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1450 04-02-2020   20:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Apr 2 based on 108 water years of record more
Min
(1915)
25th
percen-
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Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Apr 2
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1976)
262 903 1450 1520 1900 2520 8760


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 6.29 04-02-2020   20:00 EST
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