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Water Resources Data New York Water Year 2003, Volume 3: Western New York


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WATER-DATA REPORT NY-03-3

ABSTRACT

Water resources data for the 2003 water year for Western New York consist of records of stage, discharge, and water quality of streams; stage and contents of lakes and reservoirs; water levels and water quality of ground-water wells; and quantity and chemical quality of precipitation. This volume contains records for water discharge at 72 gaging stations; stage only at 14 gaging stations; stage and contents at 6 gaging stations, water quality at 7 gaging stations; 62 wells, and 19 partial record stations; water levels at 27 observation wells; daily precipitation totals at 3 sites, and chemical quality of precipitation at 1 site. Also included are data for 39 crest-stage partial record stations. Locations of all these sites are shown on figue 1. Additional water data were collected at various sites not involved in the systematic data collection program and are published as miscellaneous measurements. These data together with the data in volumes 1 and 2 represent that part of the National Water Data System operated by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with State, local, and Federal agencies in New York.

 

CONTENTS

New York district office locations and addresses

Preface

List of surface-water stations, in downstream order, for which records are published

List of crest-stage partial-record stations, in downstream order

List of ground-water wells, by county, for which records are published

List of discontinued surface-water discharge or stage-only stations

List of discontinued surface-water-quality stations

List of discontinued crest-stage partial-record stations

Introduction

Cooperation

Summary of hydrologic conditions

Surface Water

Water Quality

Ground Water

Downstream order and station number

Numbering system for wells and miscellaneous sites

Special networks and programs

Explanation of stage and water discharge records

Data collection and computation

Data presentation

Station manuscript

Peak discharge greater than base discharge

Data table of daily mean values

Statistics of monthly mean data

Summary statistics

Hydrographs

Identifying estimated daily discharge

Accuracy of field and computed results

Other data records available

Explanation of precipitation records

Data collection and computation

Data presentation

Explanation of water-quality records

Collection and examination of data

Water analysis

Surface-water-quality records

Classification of records

Accuracy of the records

Arrangement of records

On-site measurements and sample collection

Water temperature

Sediment

Laboratory measurements

Data presentation

Remark codes

Water quality-control data

Blank samples

Reference samples

Replicate samples

Spike samples

Explanation of ground-water-level records

Site identification numbers

Data collection and computation

Data presentation

Water-level tables

Hydrographs

Ground-water-quality data

Data collection and computation

Laboratory Measurements

Access to USGS water data

Definition of terms

Bibliography of recent reports relavant to western New York

Publications on Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations

Station records, surface water

Discharge at partial-record stations and miscellaneous sites

Crest-stage partial-record stations

Miscellaneous sites

Analyses of samples collected at water-quality miscellaneous sites

Station records, ground water

Ground-water levels

Quality of ground water

Station records, quantity of precipitation

Chemical quality of precipitation

Index

ILLUSTRATIONS

Figure 1. Comparison of daily discharge at Susquehanna River at Conklin during 2003 water year with median discharge for period 1952-2000

Figure 2. Comparison of daily discharge at Alleghany River at Salamanca during 2003 water year with median discharge for period 1952-2000

Figure 3. Comparison of ground-water levels at selected observation wells in New York during 2003 water year with median levels for period of record

Figure 4. System for numbering wells

Figure 5. Map showing location of gaging stations and observation wells in western New York

Figure 6. Map showing location of gaging stations and observation wells in Erie and Niagara Counties

Figure 7. Map showing location of gaging stations and observation wells in Monroe County

Figure 8. Map showing location of gaging stations and observation wells in Onondaga County

Figure 9. Map showing location of public water-supply sites sampled for pesticide analysis

Figure 10. Map showing location of community water-supply wells sampled for pesticide analysis

Figure 11. Map showing location of water-supply wells sampled in the Chemung River basin



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Contents (263 KB)

Discontinued Sites (265 KB)

Introduction/Cooperation/Summary of Hydrologic Conditions (438 KB)

Explanantion Text/Definitions/Lists of Reports (474 KB)

State Map (318 KB)

Surface-water, Water-quality, and Ground-water Data (29.7 MB)

Index (8.3 MB)


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