This station is operated in cooperation
U.S. Geological Survey
LOCATION.--Lat 43°32'00", long 76°02'19"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Oswego County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04140102, on right bank 30 ft downstream from County
Highway 48 in Pineville, 0.8 mi upstream from Trout Brook, and 2.3 mi
northwest of Altmar.
DRAINAGE AREA.--238 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 1992 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 477.54 ft above NGVD of 1929.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are fair. Seasonal regulation of flow by Salmon River
Reservoir at Redfield. Extensive diurnal fluctuation caused by
powerplants at Bennett Bridge and Lighthouse Hill. Satellite
gage-height telemeter at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 17,000
ft3/s, Oct. 1, 2010, gage height, 14.30 ft, from rating
curve extended above 7,400 ft3/s on basis of
contracted-opening measurement at gage height 16.36 ft; minimum
discharge not determined.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Dec. 29, 1984,
reached a stage of 16.36 ft, from floodmarks, discharge, 24,800
ft3/s, on basis of contracted-opening measurement of peak
PERIOD OF RECORD1.--October 2011 to September
CHEMICAL DATA: 2012 (c). NUTRIENT DATA: 2012 (c).
1 Water-Quality Records
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2012
Peak Flow and Stage Information
This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Troy.