This station is operated in cooperation
NYS Department of Environmental
Lat 42°49'41.37", long 73°59'25.34"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Schenectady County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02020004, on right bank 330 ft downstream of Lock 8 of
the Erie (Barge) Canal, 2.9 mi west of Schenectady.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
December 2011 to current year.
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 200.00 ft above
NGVD of 1929.
Records fair. Considerable regulation of stage by Lock
8 of the Erie (Barge) Canal 330 ft upstream and Vischer's Ferry Dam
hydroelectric facility about 10.6 mi downstream. Telephone gage-height
telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum gage height, 23.33 ft,
June 14, 2013; minimum gage height, 9.60 ft, May 22, 2012.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Flood of Aug. 29, 2011,
reached a stage of 33.02 ft, from floodmarks in downstream cabin of
Lock 8 about 350 ft upstream, from information provided by New York
State Canal Corporation.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information