This station is operated in cooperation
Cayuga County Planning
Lat 42°42'41.7", long 76°26'02.4"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Cayuga County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04140201, 300 ft northeast of intersection of Aurora
Street and Warner Road, 50 ft downstream from confluence with Mill
Creek, and 0.8 mi west of Moravia.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Occasional low-flow discharge measurements,
water years 1949-50, 1955-59. January 1960 to September 1968, annual
maximum only--1970, April 2009 to current year. Prior to April 2009,
published as "Owasco Inlet at Moravia" (station
Water-stage recorder. Elevation of gage is 715 ft above
NGVD of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to April 2009, at site 0.8 mi
downstream at datum 711.64 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records good except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are fair. Satellite gage-height telemeter at
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 11,600
/s, June 30, 1961, gage height, 12.20 ft, site and datum
then in use, from rating curve extended above 530 ft3
basis of contracted-opening measurement of peak flow; maximum gage
height, 12.76 ft, site and datum then in use, Mar. 5, 1964 (backwater
from Owasco Lake); minimum discharge, 3.5 ft3
/s, Sept. 24,
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Flood of June 23, 1972,
reached a stage of 16.17 ft, site and datum then in use, from
floodmarks, discharge not determined.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information