This station is operated in cooperation
Onondaga County, Dept. of Water Environment
Lat 43°03'22", long 76°11'06"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Onondaga County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on left bank 250 ft downstream from culvert
on Hiawatha Boulevard, in Syracuse, and 0.5 mi upstream from
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Occasional discharge measurements, water
years 1958-70. October 1970 to current year.
WDR NY-76-1: 1971-75 (P). WDR NY-01-3:
Drainage area. WDR-US-2012: 2011 (M).
Acoustic velocity meter, water-stage recorder,
crest-stage gage, and concrete and steel weir. Acoustic velocity meter
since 2009. Datum of gage is 365.86 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records fair except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are poor. Flow includes some sewage and storm sewer
inflow, some originating outside the basin. Flow can be regulated at
Velasko Road Detention Basin 2.1 mi upstream. Telephone and satellite
gage-height and velocity telemeters at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 824
/s, July 3, 1974, gage height, 7.91 ft, from rating curve
extended above 340 ft3
/s on basis of step-backwater
computations; maximum gage height, 8.15 ft, Sept. 26, 1975 (backwater
from debris jam); no flow for part of each day Oct. 26, 27, 1987,
result of regulation for maintenance work in the channel.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information