Funding for this site is provided by:
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 mouth.
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.
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. Water Year 2014: Records fair except
those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
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.
Peak Flow and Stage Information