This station is operated in cooperation
New York State Canals
Lat 42°55'05", long 77°13'58"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Ontario County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on right bank at Chapin, 25 ft upstream from
bridge on State Highway 488, and 4.1 mi downstream from Canandaigua
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
November 1939 to current year. Prior to
October 1964, published as "Canandaigua Lake Outlet."
WSP 2112: Drainage area.
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 671.44 ft above
NGVD of 1929. Prior to June 25, 1974, at site 0.1 mi upstream at datum
676.90 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records good except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are fair. Flow regulated by Canandaigua Lake (see
station 04234500), from which water is diverted for municipal supply by
villages of Newark, Palmyra, and Gorham. Monthly runoff adjusted for
change in contents in Canandaigua Lake from October 1945 to September
1966. Telephone gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 1,710
/s, June 24, 1972, gage height, 11.08 ft, present datum,
at site then in use; minimum discharge, 4.4 ft3
/s, Sept. 24,
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information