Water-supply and Irrigation Papers of the United States Geological Survey, Ausgaben 97-98

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1904

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Seite 223 - Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May. June. July. AUK. Sept. Oct.
Seite 313 - SLIPS. [Mount each slip upon a separate card, placing the subject at the top of the second slip. The name of the series should not be repeated on the series card, but the additional numbers should be added, as received, to the first entry.] Bain, H[arry] Foster, 1872.
Seite 223 - Discharge measurements are made from the downstream side of the bridge to which the gage is attached. The initial point for soundings is the back wall of the bridge seat for the north abutment.
Seite 94 - The chain gage is fastened to the woodwork of the inside of the bridge. The length of the chain from the end of the weight to the marker is 30.45 feet.
Seite 11 - ... for the day when the mean gage height was highest. As the gage height is the mean for the day, it does not indicate correctly the stage when the water surface was at crest height, and the corresponding discharge was consequently larger than given in the maximum column. Likewise, in the column of "Minimum" the quantity given is the mean flow for the day when the mean gage height was lowest. The column headed "Mean" is the average flow in cubic feet for each second during the month.
Seite 10 - For each regular giiging station are given, as far as available, the following data : 1. Description of station. 2. List of discharge measurements. 3. Gage-height table. 4. Rating table. 5. Table of estimated monthly and yearly discharges and run-off, based upon all the facts obtained to date.
Seite 288 - Murphy, NC, about 80 feet above the Atlanta, Knoxville and Northern Railroad bridge and one-half mile above the mouth of Valley River. The channel is straight for about 500 feet above and below the station. The right bank is high and rocky and will not overflow. The left bank will overflow for a short distance around the abutment. The bed of the stream is rocky and rough, and makes soundings uncertain. The bed is permanent and the flow is rapid. Discharge measurements are made from the sidewalk on...
Seite 221 - ... the Holyoke flume. A record is kept of the daily run of each in hours, as well as of the working head, which is usually 18 feet. The discharge through the turbines is taken from diagrams expressing the flow as a function of the working head and number of wheel-hours run. In the winter of 1896—1897, a flood spillway was cut around the south end of the dam, over which the water begins to flow whenever it reaches the level of the crest of the flash-boards. The...
Seite 290 - ... excessive floods. Dikes have been erected in the cities of Elmira and Corning for protection. One of the highest recorded freshets in the stream occurred June 1, 1889. It was preceded by phenomenal rainfall, aggregating several inches in a few hours during the night of May 31. The discharge at this time has been estimated at 67 secondfeet per square mile from 2,055 square miles, or 138,000 secondfeet.0 CHEMUNG RIVEB AT CHEMUNG, IST.

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