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New York Lakes, Rivers and Water Resources

New York Lakes and Rivers Map
New York Rivers Shown on the Map:   Black River, Canisteo River, Cattaraugus Creek, Chemung River, Chenango River, Cohocton River, Delaware River, Erie Canal, Genesee River, Hudson River, Mohawk River, Raquette River, Saranac River, Schoharie Creek, Sesquehanna River, St. Lawrence River, St. Regis River, Tonawanda Creek and Wallkill River.

New York Lakes Shown on the Map:   Allegheny Reservoir, Black Lake, Canandaigua lake, Cayuga Lake, Chatauqua Lake, Cranberry Lake, Great Sacandaga Lake, Keuka lake, Lake Champlain, Lake Erie, Lake George, Lake Ontario, Oneida Lake, Pepacton Reservoir, Seneca Lake, Skaneateles Lake and Stillwater Reservoir.





New York Stream and River Levels
New York river levels mapThe United States Geological Survey has a number of stream gages located throughout New York. These estimate stream levels, discharges and record them over time. This data is published on the web and many stations allow users to plot custom graphs. Get updated New York river and stream levels from USGS here.

New York Stream and River Level Alerts
New York water level alertsThe United States Geological Survey has a system that will send you an email message when flood levels are reached on any steam with USGS gaging equipment that you have selected. Sign up here to recieve New York stream and river level alerts.

New York Water Publications
New York precipitation mapThe United States Geological Survey has a number of publications related to water use and water resources in New York. View the water resource publications for New York here.



New York Drought Map
New York drought mapThe United States Geological Survey publishes updated drought maps on their website. There you can view a map that shows where below normal 7-day average stream flow conditions were recently recorded. The maps are updated daily. Get a current New York drought map here.

New York Precipitation Map
New York precipitation mapThe National Atlas Project has precipitation maps for New York and other states that you can view online or print for personal use. These maps show the average annual precipitation levels mapped across the state. View and print an New York precipitation map here. Precipitation maps prepared by the PRISM Climate Group at Oregon State University and the United States Geological Survey.

New York Elevation Map
New York elevation mapThe topography of an area determines the direction of stream flow and often is a primary influence on the geographic distribution of precipitation. View a detailed New York elevation map.


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