Funding for this site is provided by:
45°00'00", long 73°30'03" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Clinton County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04150408,
on left bank 500 ft upstream from bridge on Creek Road at Perry Mills,
and 7.5 mi upstream from Corbeau Creek.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
September 1928 to September 1968, annual
maximum only--1985, 1987-89, March 1990 to current year.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 164.93 ft above NGVD of 1929.
At flows greater than about 2,000 ft3
significant undetermined amounts of flow bypass the gage. Records prior
to October 1968 affected by diurnal fluctuation at low and medium flow
by sawmill immediately upstream. Occasional regulation by Chazy Lake
(usable capacity, about 765 mil ft3
) and from which the
Clinton Correctional Facility at Dannemora (Saranac River basin)
obtains its water supply (about 1 ft3
/s). Water Years
2014-15: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges,
which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 9,700
/s, Nov. 9, 1996, gage height, 12.24 ft; maximum gage
height, 12.91 ft, Feb. 28, 2000 (ice jam), from floodmark in gage
house; minimum discharge, about 0.8 ft3
/s, Sept. 18, 1932;
minimum gage height, 1.22 ft, Sept. 6, 14, 1999.
Peak Flow and Stage Information