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42°06'45", long 79°12'14" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Chautauqua County, NY, Hydrologic Unit
05010002, on left bank 10 ft downstream from South Dow Street Bridge in
Falconer, 1.8 mi upstream from mouth, and 6 mi downstream from
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
November 1934 to current year.
WSP 803: 1936 (M). WDR NY-98-3: 1997
Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and concrete
control. Datum of gage is 1,256.41 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Flow regulated by Chautauqua Lake. Diurnal fluctuation
caused by mills upstream from station. Monthly figures for 1951-66
water years adjusted for regulation. Water Year 2014: Records good
except for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 2,250
/s, Sept. 14, 1979, gage height, 4.93 ft; no flow for
part of July 30, 2011, result of regulation.
Peak Flow and Stage Information