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ALL DATA ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

USGS 04229500 HONEOYE CREEK AT HONEOYE FALLS NY

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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This station is operated in cooperation with:
   Monroe County, Environmental Health
   U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Buffalo District


LOCATION.--Lat 42°57'26", long 77°35'20" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Monroe County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04130003, on right bank 25 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 65 at Honeoye Falls, and 15.3 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--196 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1945 to September 1970, October 1972 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WDR NY-82-3: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 610.00 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to October 1972, at same site at datum 609.76 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair. Outlet of Honeoye Lake not controlled. Some diversion from and regulation of Hemlock and Canadice Lakes for water supply of city of Rochester. Diurnal fluctuation at low flow caused by mills upstream from station. Prior to 1967 water year, published monthly figures adjusted for change in contents in, and diversion from, Hemlock and Canadice Lakes. During low-water periods the Village of Honeoye Falls pumps water from two deep wells with maximum pumping capacity of 600 gal/min (1.33 ft3/s). This pumped water enters creek upstream from gage. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, satellite gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 4,630 ft3/s, Mar. 28, 1950, gage height, 6.42 ft, datum then in use; no flow, Aug. 12, 15, 2001.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of June 23, 1972, reached a stage of about 6.3 ft, present datum, discharge, about 6,600 ft3/s, from rating curve extended above 3,300 ft3/s.
INSTRUMENTATION1.--Automatic water sampler since March 1998.
1 Water-Quality Records
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013

Peak Flow and Stage Information
This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Ithaca.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00065 Gage height 2014-06-03  2014-10-01
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-10-01

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Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.07   10-01-2014  11:00 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.3   10-01-2014  11:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 1 based on 66 years of record more
Min
(1964)
25th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Oct 1
Median 75th
percen-
tile
Mean Max
(1978)
0.30 2.0 4.3 5.8 27 33 751