This station is operated in cooperation
Monroe County, Environmental
Lat 43°07'49", long 77°31'08"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Monroe County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04140101, on right bank 525 ft downstream from Penn
Central Transportation Co. bridge, near Rochester, and about 1.3 mi
upstream from Irondequoit Creek.
of which 2.83 mi2
probably is noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
November 1959 to current year.
WDR NY-74-1: 1972 (M), 1973 (M, P). WDR
NY-76-1: 1960-75 (M, P), 1960-63, 1972-74.
Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage
is 323.54 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records fair except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are poor. Unpublished water-quality records for prior
years are available in files of Monroe County Department of Health.
Discharge prior to January 1980 included undetermined diversion
(maximum 20 ft³/s) from Erie (Barge) Canal upstream from station.
January 1980 to present, a maximum of 3 ft³/s diverted for use by
several golf courses adjacent to stream. Telephone gage-height
telemeter at station. Several measurements of water temperature were
made during the year.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 3,280
/s, May 17, 1974, gage height, 7.42 ft, from rating curve
extended above 1,600 ft3
/s on basis of contracted-opening
measurement of peak flow and step-backwater analysis; minimum daily
discharge, 1.7 ft3
/s, Jan. 24, 1963; minimum instantaneous
discharge not determined.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--
November 1994 to current year.
Automatic water sampler since
October 1983. Water temperature recorder since November 1994 provides
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--
TEMPERATURES: Maximum, 26.5°C, July 5, 1999; minimum, 0.0°C, on many
days during winter period.
1 Water-Quality Records
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2011
Peak Flow and Stage Information