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42°57'26", long 77°35'20" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Monroe County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04130003, on
right bank 25 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 65 at Honeoye
Falls, and 15.3 mi upstream from mouth.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
October 1945 to September 1970, water year
1972 (annual maximum only), October 1972 to current year.
WDR NY-82-3: Drainage area.
Datum of gage, prior to October 1970, was
corrected on November 7, 2017.
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 610.00 ft above
NGVD of 1929 and 609.49 ft above NAVD of 1988 (VERTCON). Prior to
October 1970, at same site at datum 609.75 ft above NGVD of 1929
(609.98 ft, levels by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers).
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 were collected by the Monroe County Environmental
Health Laboratory at Rochester, N.Y.
Outlet of Honeoye Lake not controlled. Some diversion
from and regulation of Hemlock and Canadice Lakes for water supply of
City of Rochester. Prior to 1967 water year, published monthly figures
adjusted for change in contents in, and diversion from, Hemlock and
Canadice Lakes. Prior to about 1960, diurnal fluctuation at low flow
caused by mills upstream from station.
Water Years 2014-16: Records fair except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 4,800 ft³/s,
May 16, 2014, gage height, 5.63 ft; maximum gage height, 6.42 ft, Mar.
28, 1950, datum then in use; no flow, Aug. 12, 15, 2001.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Flood of June 23, 1972,
reached a stage of about 6.3 ft, present datum, discharge, about 6,600
ft³/s, from rating curve extended above 3,300 ft³/s.
Peak Flow and Stage Information