This station is operated in cooperation
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Buffalo
Lat 42°59'51", long 78°11'19"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Genesee County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04120104, on right bank 150 ft downstream from
municipal dam, 500 ft upstream from bridge on Walnut Street in Batavia,
and 5.0 mi downstream from Little Tonawanda Creek.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
July 1944 to current year.
WSP 1627: 1956-57. WSP 1912: Drainage
Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and concrete
control. Datum of gage is 876.33 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records good except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are fair. Diversion upstream from station by City of
Batavia for municipal supply; sewage, which may include water from
municipal and industrial wells upstream from gage, enters creek
downstream from gage. Telephone and satellite gage-height telemeters at
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 7,200
/s, Mar. 31, 1960, gage height, 12.70 ft; maximum gage
height, 13.85 ft, Apr. 6, 1947; minimum discharge, 0.4
/s, Aug. 5, 6, 7, 1955; minimum gage height, 0.59 ft,
July 26, 27, 1948.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
From records of City of
Batavia, maximum stage, 14.5 ft, in March 1942.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information