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LOCATION.--Lat 41°24'42.5", long 73°41'37.5" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Putnam County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02030101, on right bank 300 ft upstream from U.S. Highway 6, 500 ft downstream from dam on West Branch Reservoir, and 1.4 mi southwest of Carmel.
DRAINAGE AREA.--42.9 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1994 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR NY-98-1: 1997. Discharge for the period June 12, 2018 to Nov. 7, 2018, was revised on June 14, 2019, based on changes to the stage-discharge rating.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 446.96 ft above NAVD of 1988.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated by West Branch Reservoir.
Water Years 2014-15: Records good.
Water Years 2016-18: Records fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 1,970 ft³/s, Aug. 28, 2011, gage height, 5.88 ft, outside gage height was 6.20 ft, from crest-stage gage; minimum daily discharge, about 0.30 ft³/s, Feb. 8, 1998; minimum instantaneous discharge not determined.

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This station managed by the NY Water Science Center Troy.

Available Parameters Available Period
1994-03-29  2020-04-07
2007-10-01  2020-04-07


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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 28.4 04-07-2020   18:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Apr 7 based on 25 water years of record more
Mean Most Recent
Value Apr 7
Median 75th
9.88 12 27 28.4 30 36 50.0

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.32 04-07-2020   18:30 EST
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