This station is operated in cooperation
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Baltimore
U.S. Geological Survey
Lat 42°01'43", long 77°07'56"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Steuben County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02050104, on left bank 50 ft downstream from bridge on
County Highway 120 at Lindley, and 6 mi upstream from Canisteo
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
January 1930 to March 1995, annual maximum
only--1997-2009, October 2009 to current year.
WSP 871: 1938. WSP 2103: Drainage area. WDR
NY-04-3: 2002-03 (M).
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 964.50 ft above
NGVD of 1929.
Records good except for estimated daily discharges,
which are fair. Since November 1979, flood flows regulated by Tioga and
Hammond Lakes, and since December 1979, by Cowanesque Lake; normal
regulation occasionally sufficient to affect figures of monthly runoff.
Telephone and satellite gage-height telemeters at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge since
construction of Tioga, Hammond, and Cowanesque Lakes in 1979, 13,900
/s, Oct. 23, 1990, Aug. 18, 1994, and Sept. 17, 2004;
maximum gage height, 13.81 ft, Sept. 17, 2004; minimum discharge, 21
/s, Aug. 28, 1980, gage height, 2.68 ft.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION.--
prior to construction of Tioga, Hammond, and Cowanesque Lakes in 1979,
/s, June 23, 1972, gage height, 26.27 ft, from
floodmark in gage house, from rating curve extended above 31,000
/s on basis of velocity-area and slope-area studies at
gage height 19.2 ft and conveyance study and slope-area measurements at
gage heights 22.87 ft and 26.27 ft; minimum discharge, 6.1
/s, Sept. 1, 1939.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information