This station is operated in cooperation
New York City Department of Environmental
Lat 42°06'32", long 74°27'07"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Ulster County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02020006, on left bank 10 ft west of State Highway 28,
and 0.1 mi upstream from bridge on Lasher Road, at Big Indian.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
October 1998 to current year.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 1,227.99 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records fair except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are poor. Seasonal diversion for snowmaking by
Belleayre ski area at Pine Hill. Occasional regulation by Pine Hill
Lake 1.7 mi upstream, and low flows may be affected by New York City
Pine Hill Wastewater Treatment Plant about 1.1 mi upstream. Satellite
gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 1,460
/s, Aug. 28, 2011, gage height, 7.18 ft, outside gage
height was 7.58 ft, from crest-stage gage, from rating curve extended
above 260 ft3
/s on basis of slope-area measurement of peak
flow; minimum discharge, 1.6 ft3
/s, Sept. 26, 2008; minimum
gage height, 2.17 ft, Sept. 25, 26, 2010.
Peak Flow and Stage Information