Cattaraugus Creek at Gowanda, NY

Site ID: GOWN6

County: Erie

Ownership: USGS

HSA: WFO BUF

Gage is located on right bank, 380 feet downstream for bridge on State Highways 39 and 62 at Gowanda, 4.2 miles downstream from South Branch, and 17.8 miles upstream from the mouth.

USGS 1:24000 map: Gowanda NY

Latitude:42° 27' 50"

Longitude:78° 56' 07"

Basin area: 436 Sq. Mi.

Gage Datum: 738.85 ft msl

Record stage: 14.14 on March 7, 1956

and flow: 34600 cfs

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Dams upstream: Power plant 20 miles upstream from station

Dams downstream: None

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Mean monthly flow (x 1000cfs) and CSM (1940 - 1993)

Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep

Flow

.47 1.5 1.4 1.4 .32 1.6 1.6 .37 .26 .15 .14 .28

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CSM

1.1 3.5 3.2 3.2 .74 3.7 3.7 .84 .60 .34 .33 .65

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Annual 743 cfs/ 1.71 CSM

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