This station is operated in cooperation
New York City Department of Environmental
NYS Department of Environmental
Lat 41°26'28", long 74°36'07"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Orange County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02040104, on right bank just upstream from bridge on
Guymard Turnpike, 0.5 mi downstream from Basher Kill, 0.8 mi southeast
of Godeffroy, 1.7 mi south of Cuddebackville, and 8.5 mi upstream from
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Gage heights and discharge measurements,
August to October 1903 and August 1909 to April 1914, and twice-daily
figures of discharge for January 1911 to December 1912 (which do not
represent daily mean discharges because of diurnal fluctuation) are
published in WSP 97, 261, 321, 351, and 381. July 1937 to current year.
August to October 1903, published as "Navesink River at Godeffroy,
WSP 1502: 1951(M). WDR NY-82-1: Drainage area.
WDR NY-87-1: 1986. WDR-US-2007: 2006.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 459.66 ft above NGVD of 1929 (levels by Corps of Engineers). Prior
to Apr. 30, 1914, nonrecording gages at same site (August to October
1903 at datum 0.98 ft higher).
Records good. Prior to 1949, diurnal fluctuation at
low and medium flow caused by powerplant at Cuddebackville. Subsequent
to June 1953, entire flow from 92.5 mi2
of drainage area
controlled by Neversink Reservoir (station 01435900). Part of flow
diverted for New York City municipal supply. Remainder of flow (except
for conservation releases and spill) impounded for release during
periods of low flow in the lower Delaware River basin, as directed by
the Delaware River Master. Occasional regulation by Pleasure Lake at
South Fallsburg. Satellite and telephone gage-height telemeter at
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge since
construction of Neversink Reservoir, 33,000 ft3
/s, Aug. 19,
1955, gage height, 12.49 ft; minimum discharge not determined.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION.--
prior to construction of Neversink Reservoir, 24,500 ft3
Nov. 26, 1950, gage height, 11.79 ft; minimum observed, no flow July
21, 22, 28, 1911, result of regulation.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information