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NOTICE (10/01/2020) -- This station is unfunded as of October 1, 2020. Although historic data will remain accessible, no new data will be collected unless one or more new funding partners are found. Users who are willing to contribute funding to continue operation of this streamgage should contact Rob Breault of the USGS New York Water Science Center at 518-285-5600 or dc_ny@usgs.gov.

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°03'22", long 76°11'06" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Onondaga County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on left bank 250 ft downstream from culvert on Hiawatha Boulevard, in Syracuse, and 0.5 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--12.1 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Occasional discharge measurements, water years 1958-70. October 1970 to September 2020 (discontinued).
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR NY-76-1: 1971-75 (P). WDR NY-01-3: Drainage area. WDR-US-2012: 2011 (M).
GAGE.--Acoustic velocity meter, water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and concrete and steel weir. Acoustic velocity meter since 2009. Datum of gage is 365.86 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 365.20 ft above NAVD of 1988.
REMARKS.--Flow includes some sewage and storm sewer inflow, some originating outside the basin. Since June 1980, flow can be regulated at Velasko Road Detention Basin 2.1 mi upstream.
Water Years 2014-20: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 824 ft³/s, July 3, 1974, gage height, 7.91 ft, from rating curve extended above 340 ft³/s on basis of step-backwater computations; maximum gage height, 8.15 ft, Sept. 26, 1975 (backwater from debris jam); no flow for part of each day Oct. 26, 27, 1987, result of regulation for maintenance work in the channel.
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This station managed by the NY Water Science Center Ithaca.

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1970-10-01  2021-01-10


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