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43°08'42", long 77°30'43" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Monroe County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140101, on
right bank 4,000 ft upstream from bridge on Blossom Road, 1.8 mi east
of Rochester, 1.7 mi downstream from Allen Creek, and 4.4 mi upstream
142 mi² of which 7.78 mi² probably is
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Occasional discharge measurements, water
years 1977-80. December 1980 to current year.
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 247.87 ft above
NGVD of 1929 (levels by Corps of Engineers) and 247.24 ft above NAVD of
1988 (VERTCON). Prior to Oct. 1, 1991, at site 0.8 mi downstream at
datum 1.56 ft lower.
Water-quality samples were collected by the Monroe
County Department of Environmental Services and analyzed by the Monroe
County Environmental Laboratory at Rochester, NY. Prior to 2003,
water-quality samples and discharge measurements were collected and
provided by the Monroe County Environmental Laboratory at Rochester,
Discharge includes undetermined diversion from Erie
(Barge) Canal. Unpublished water-quality records for prior years are
available in files of Monroe County Department of Health.
Water Years 2014-18: Records good except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 3,300 ft³/s,
Jan. 8, 1998, gage height, 9.95 ft; minimum discharge, 25 ft³/s, Sept.
8, 9, 10, 14, 2002, gage height, 2.14 ft.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--
November 1994 to September 2001 and October 2004 to current year.
Water temperature recorder since
November 1994 provides 15-minute-interval readings.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--
TEMPERATURES: Maximum, 27.0°C, Jul. 5, 6, 1999; minimum -0.2°C, on many
days during the winter of the 2016, 2017, and 2018 water years.
1 Water-Quality Records
Peak Flow and Stage Information