This station is operated in cooperation
Town of Amherst
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lat 43°05'35", long 78°38'10"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Niagara County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04120104, on right bank at downstream side of bridge on
Rapids Road at Rapids, 4.6 mi east of Pendleton, 4.9 mi downstream from
Beeman Creek, and 5.9 mi upstream from Mud Creek.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
August 1955 to September 1965, March 1978 to
September 1979 (seasonal gage-height records only), October 1979 to
WDR NY-82-3: Drainage area.
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 571.19 ft above
NGVD of 1929.
Records good except for those estimated daily
discharges, which are fair. Telephone gage-height telemeter at
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 6,280
/s, Apr. 1, 1960, gage height, 16.96 ft (does not include
about 4,300 ft3
/s bypassing the gage, as estimated and
reported by the Buffalo District Corps of Engineers); minimum
discharge, 4.5 ft3
/s, July 28, 1983, gage height, 0.91
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information