This station is operated in cooperation
New York City Department of Environmental
Lat 42°08'48", long 74°37'24"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Delaware County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02040102, on left bank 80 ft upstream from bridge on
State Highway 28 in Arkville, 0.6 mi upstream from mouth, 1.3 mi east
of Margaretville, and 4.5 mi west of Fleischmanns.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum only--October to December 1996.
December 1996 to current year.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 1,336.24 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records good except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are poor. Satellite gage-height telemeter at
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 24,600
/s, Aug. 28, 2011, gage height, about 17.1 ft, from
floodmarks, from rating curve extended above 4,700 ft3
basis of contracted-opening and flow-over-road and flow-through-culvert
measurement of peak flow; minimum daily discharge, about 7.0
/s, Sept. 13, 2002, minimum instantaneous discharge not
determined; minimum gage height, 0.75 ft, Sept. 17, 18, 2012.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, about
/s, Jan. 19, 1996, gage height, about 15.5 ft,
from floodmarks, on basis of runoff comparisons with nearby
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2012
Peak Flow and Stage Information