This station is operated in cooperation
Brookfield Renewable Power
New York Power Authority
NYS Department of Environmental
Lat 42°49'49.9", long 73°55'50.7"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Schenectady County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02020004, on left bank 12 ft downstream from bridge on
Freeman's Bridge Road, 1.2 mi north of Schenectady.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Occasional low-flow and/or miscellaneous
discharge measurements, water years 1899-1901, 1920, 1953, 1966-67.
August 2011 to current year.
Water-stage recorder and acoustic velocity meter. Datum
of gage is 200.00 ft above NGVD of 1929.
No estimated daily discharges. Records fair. Satellite
gage-height and velocity telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge 130,000
/s Aug. 29, 2011, gage height 26.35 ft; minimum discharge
not determined; minimum gage-height, 9.46 ft, May 22, 2012.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
An extreme flood occurred
sometime from 1860-65 with a depth of 12 ft on the Cohoes dam and a
peak discharge estimated to be at least 200,000 ft³/s (from New York
State Museum Bulletin 85).
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2013
Peak Flow and Stage Information