This station is operated in cooperation
National Weather Service
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
U.S. Geological Survey
Lat 43°06'31", long 73°25'18"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Washington County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02020003, on right bank downstream from bridge on
County Highway 61, 1.8 mi downstream from Whitaker Brook, and 2.0 mi
upstream from Trout Brook, at Battenville.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
September to December 1908 (gage heights
only), October 1922 to September 1968, annual maximum only--1987-98,
April 1998 to current year. Prior to October 2003, published as
"Batten Kill at Battenville" (01329500).
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 373.10 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to October 1922, nonrecording
gages at site 0.25 mi upstream at different datum. October 1922 to Oct.
10, 2003, at site 0.75 mi downstream at datum 4.01 ft lower.
Records good except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are poor. Regulation at low and medium flows prior to
1982. Satellite and telephone gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 21,300
/s, Nov. 4, 1927, gage height, 17.7 ft, from floodmarks,
site and datum then in use; minimum discharge, 7.3 ft3
Oct. 5, 1953 (result of regulation).
Peak Flow and Stage Information