This station is operated in cooperation
Hudson River-Black River Regulating
Lat 43°30'42", long 75°18'24"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Oneida County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04150101, on left bank at downstream side of bridge on
Moose River Road, 0.8 mi upstream from Sugar River, and 2 mi northeast
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
January to February 1911 (monthly discharges
only, published in WSP 1307), March 1911 to current year.
WSP 784: 1934. WSP 1084: 1912(M), 1913,
1917-1919(M), 1922(M), 1924(M), 1926(M), 1928)M), 1930(M), 1933(M). WSP
1307: 1914(M). WDR NY-82-1: Drainage area. WDR NY-05-1: 2004.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 935.50 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Sept. 27, 1933, nonrecording
gage at same site and datum.
Records fair except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are poor. Occasional regulation by several headwater
reservoirs. Forestport feeder diverts water from State Pond at
Forestport 9 mi upstream. That portion of diverted water which does not
pass Black River Canal (flowing south), returns to Black River
downstream from station through Mill Creek sluiceway. Slight diurnal
fluctuation at medium and low flow caused by powerplant upstream from
station. Satellite and telephone gage-height telemeter at
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 12,800
/s, Apr. 18, 1982, Dec. 30, 1984, gage heights, 11.31 ft
and 11.41 ft, respectively; maximum gage height, 13.10 ft, Feb. 21,
1981 (ice jam); minimum observed discharge, about 5 ft3
Aug. 26, 1918, gage height, 2.40 ft.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information