This station is operated in cooperation
Monroe County, Environmental Health
National Weather Service
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Buffalo
Lat 42°57'26", long 77°35'21"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, 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
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
October 1945 to September 1970, October 1972
to current year.
WDR NY-82-3: Drainage area.
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 610.00 ft above
NGVD of 1929. Prior to October 1972, water-stage recorder at same site
at datum 609.76 ft above NGVD of 1929.
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
/s, Mar. 28, 1950, gage height, 6.42 ft, datum then in
use; minimum discharge, 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
/s, from rating curve extended above 3,300
Automatic water sampler since
1 Water-Quality Records
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2011
Peak Flow and Stage Information