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42°57'26", long 77°35'20" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Monroe County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04130003, on
right bank 25 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 65 at Honeoye
Falls, and 15.3 mi upstream from mouth.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
October 1945 to September 1970, October 1972
to current year.
WDR NY-82-3: Drainage area.
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 610.00 ft above
NGVD of 1929. Prior to October 1972, at same site at datum 609.76 ft
above NGVD of 1929 (609.98 ft, levels by Corps of Engineers).
Water-quality samples were collected and analyzed
by the Monroe County Environmental Health Laboratory at Rochester,
Outlet of Honeoye Lake not controlled. Some diversion
from and regulation of Hemlock and Canadice Lakes for water supply of
City of Rochester. Diurnal fluctuation at low flow caused by mills
upstream from station. Prior to 1967 water year, published monthly
figures adjusted for change in contents in, and diversion from, Hemlock
and Canadice Lakes. During low-flow periods, the Village of Honeoye
Falls pumps water from two deep wells with maximum pumping capacity of
600 gal/min (1.33 ft3
/s) and discharges this water into
creek upstream from gage. Water Year 2014: Records good except those
for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 4,800
/s, May 16, 2014, gage height, 5.63 ft; maximum gage
height, 6.42 ft, Mar. 28, 1950, datum then in use; no flow, Aug. 12,
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Flood of June 23, 1972,
reached a stage of about 6.3 ft, present datum, discharge, about 6,600
/s, from rating curve extended above 3,300
Peak Flow and Stage Information