This station is operated in cooperation
Onondaga County, Dept. of Water Environment
Lat 43°03'27", long 76°09'45"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Onondaga County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on right bank 450 ft upstream from bridge on
Spencer Street in Syracuse, 1,200 ft upstream from Erie (Barge) Canal
terminal, and 1.0 mi upstream from mouth.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Occasional discharge measurements, water
years 1958-70. September 1970 to current year.
WDR NY-72-1: 1971 (M). WDR NY-75-1: 1972 (M),
1974 (M). WDR NY-81-3: Drainage area. WDR NY-89-3: 1971-72(M), 1974-80
(M), 1982-84 (M), 1986 (M), 1988 (M).
Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and concrete
control. Datum of gage is 362.29 ft above NGVD of 1929.
No estimated daily discharges. Records good. High
flows regulated by Onondaga Reservoir. Flow may be affected by
backwater from Onondaga Lake at times when the lake elevation exceeds
365.00 ft. Telephone and satellite gage-height telemeters at
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 4,050
/s, July 3, 1974, gage height, 8.73 ft, from rating curve
extended above 1,700 ft3
/s on basis of runoff comparisons
with nearby stations; minimum discharge, 20 ft3
/s, Sept. 26,
1985, gage height, 2.16 ft.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information