This station is operated in cooperation
New York State Canals
Onondaga County, Dept. of Water Environment
Lat 43°12'18", long 76°13'04"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Oswego County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04140202, on right bank, 50 ft downstream of Morgan
Road bridge, 9.2 mi downstream from Oneida Lake, 1.3 mi north of
Euclid, and 7.7 mi upstream from mouth at Three Rivers.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
November 1996 to current year. Records for
September 1902 to December 1909, published as "Oneida River near
Euclid," and January 1910 to December 1912 and October 1947 to
September 1998, published as "Oneida River at Caughdenoy"
(station 04246500) at site 7.6 mi upstream, are not equivalent because
of regulation between sites.
Acoustic velocity meter and water-stage recorder. Datum
of gage is 358.08 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Records fair except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are poor. Considerable seasonal regulation by
operation of gates in Oneida River and Erie (Barge) Canal with a large
amount of natural storage in Oneida Lake. Water may be diverted into or
received from Mohawk River basin through summit level of Erie (Barge)
Canal between New London and Utica. Nearly all of flow from 14
of Tioughnioga River basin may be diverted into De
Ruyter Reservoir, in Oswego River basin. Telephone and satellite
gage-height and velocity telemeters at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum daily discharge, 10,600
/s, May 1, 2011; minimum daily discharge, -52
/s, June 1, 2006. Maximum and minimum instantaneous
discharges not determined.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information