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USGS 04227500 GENESEE RIVER NEAR MOUNT MORRIS NY

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This station is operated in cooperation with:
   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Buffalo District


LOCATION.--Lat 42°46'00", long 77°50'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Livingston County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04130002, on right bank 100 ft north of Jones Bridge Road, 0.8 mi downstream from Canaseraga Creek, 2.8 mi northeast of Mount Morris, and 63.0 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,424 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 1903 to April 1906, August 1908 to April 1914, July 1915 to current year. Prior to 1968, published as "at Jones Bridge."
REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 1277: 1952. WSP 1387: 1913. WSP 1437: 1955. WDR NY-82-3: Drainage area. WDR NY-78-1: 1974-77 (M,m). WDR NY-01-3: 1991 (M), 1992 (M), 1996-2000 (M).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 540.12 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Sept. 11, 1915, nonrecording gage on bridge at datum 2.85 ft lower.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Diurnal fluctuation at low flow caused by powerplant. Flow regulated to some extent by Rushford Lake since July 1928, and at high flows since November 1951 by Mount Morris Lake (station 04224000). Monthly figures of discharge and runoff 1952 to 1966 water years adjusted for change in contents in Rushford Lake and Mount Morris Lake. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, telephone and satellite gage-height telemeters at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, since construction of Mt. Morris Reservoir in November 1951, 17,800 ft3/s, June 23, 1972, gage height, 24.50 ft; minimum discharge, 12 ft3/s, July 23, 1955, gage height, 0.22 ft, partially obstructed intake.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION.--Maximum discharge, prior to construction of Mt. Morris Reservoir in November 1951, 55,100 ft3/s, May 17, 1916, gage height, 25.44 ft; maximum gage height, 25.80 ft, Mar. 13, 1920 (ice jam); minimum discharge, 18 ft3/s, Aug. 29, 1909.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

Peak Flow and Stage Information
This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Ithaca.

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00065 Gage height [USACE data] 2014-03-31  2014-07-29
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-07-29
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2014-07-29

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Gage height, feet, [USACE data]

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.33   07-29-2014  11:00 EST
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Most recent instantaneous value: 1,470   07-29-2014  11:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 29 based on 62 years of record more
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50 201 335 552 642 1470 6460


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