This station is operated in cooperation
New York State Canals
Lat 43°04'43", long 76°38'44"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Cayuga County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on right bank , 50 ft upstream of State
Highway 38 bridge, 3.0 mi north of Port Byron, and 10.1 mi upstream
from Cross Lake.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
August 1996 to current year.
Acoustic velocity meter, water-stage recorder, and
crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 369.60 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records good. No estimated daily discharges. A large
amount of natural storage and some artificial regulation is afforded by
many large lakes and the Erie (Barge) Canal system in the river basin.
Seneca River basin receives water from Erie (Barge) Canal through Lock
32 near Pittsford. During part of the year, entire flow from 45.5
of Mud Creek drainage area may be diverted from Chemung
River basin into Keuka Lake in Oswego River basin. Telephone and
satellite gage-height and velocity telemeters at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum daily discharge, 13,600
/s, Jan. 11, 1998; minimum daily discharge, 258
/s, Jan. 22, 2002. Maximum and minimum instantaneous
discharges not determined.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information