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
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
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