This station is operated in cooperation
NYS Department of Environmental Conservation
U.S. Geological Survey
LOCATION.--Lat 42°13'05", long 75°50'55"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Broome County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02050102, on left bank in Chenango Valley State Park,
and 1.2 mi downstream from Tioughnioga River and Village of Chenango
DRAINAGE AREA.--1,483 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--November 1912 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 871.63 ft above
NGVD of 1929. Nov. 11, 1912 to Oct. 1, 1914, nonrecording gage and Oct.
2, 1914 to Aug. 2, 1936, water-stage recorder at site 300 ft upstream
at same datum.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are fair. Since March 1942, flood flows partly
regulated by Whitney Point Lake (see station 01511000). Slight
diversion from upstream tributaries for operation of Erie (Barge)
Canal. Telephone and satellite gage-height telemeters at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 96,000
ft3/s, July 8, 1935, gage height, 20.3 ft, from floodmarks,
from rating curve extended above 41,000 ft3/s on basis of
slope-area measurement of peak flow; minimum discharge, 79
ft3/s, Sept. 3, 4, 5, 6, 1999.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2011
Peak Flow and Stage Information
This station managed by the NY Water Science Center, Ithaca.