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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 of gate openings, lockages, and elevations
of water surface in Erie (Barge) Canal above and below Lock 24 &
25, furnished by New York State Thruway Authority, Office of
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 mi2
of Mud Creek drainage area may be
diverted from Chemung River basin into Keuka Lake in Oswego River
basin. Water Year 2014: Records good except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are fair.
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.
Peak Flow and Stage Information