Funding for this site is provided by:
43°02'09", long 76°10'54" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Onondaga County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201,
on left bank 160 ft upstream from bridge on Holden Street at Syracuse,
220 ft downstream from gated outlet of Velasko Road Detention Basin,
and 2.6 mi upstream from mouth.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
June 1959 to current year.
WSP 2112: Drainage area. WDR NY-82-3: 1981
(M). WDR NY-88-3: 1986-87 (M).
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 391.16 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Sept. 30, 1978, at site 1,660
ft upstream, and Sept. 30, 1978 to May 31, 1980, at site 1,800 ft
upstream, at datum 3.63 ft higher.
Flow includes some sewage and storm sewer inflow, some
originating outside the basin. Flow can be regulated at detention basin
by Onondaga County. Water Year 2014: Records fair except those for
estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 726
/s, July 3, 1974, gage height, 8.34 ft, site and datum
then in use, from rating curve extended above 170 ft3
basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow; no flow for part of each
day July 14, 16, 18, 1997, Aug. 20, 26, 1998, Sept. 11, 14, 1998,
result of regulation for maintenance work in the channel.
Peak Flow and Stage Information