Funding for this site is provided by:
44°21'30", long 73°23'40" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Essex County, NY, Hydrologic Unit is unknown,
on right bank 0.5 mi upstream from bridge on State Highway 22, 2.5 mi
downstream from North Branch Bouquet River, and 3.0 mi upstream from
mouth, at Willsboro.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
August to September 1904 and August to
November 1908 (gage heights and discharge measurements only), July 1923
to September 1968, annual maximum only--1980, 1985, 1987-89, March 1990
to current year.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 150.88 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to July 1923, nonrecording gages
at site 0.75 mi downstream at various datums. July 23 to Aug. 28, 1923,
nonrecording gage at site 600 ft downstream at present datum.
Occasional diurnal fluctuation at low flow caused by
powerplant at Wadhams. Slight regulation by Lincoln Pond on Black
River. Water Year 2014: Records good except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 16,000
/s, Aug. 29, 2011, gage height, 12.35 ft, from floodmark
in gage house; minimum discharge, 8.8 ft3
/s, Sept. 20, 1957,
gage height, 1.84 ft.
Peak Flow and Stage Information