LOCATION.--Lat 43°15'52", long
75°26'11" referenced to North American Datum of 1983,
Oneida County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020004, on right bank at
Rome Fish Hatchery, 1.0 mi downstream from Delta Dam, and 4.0
mi north of Rome.
DRAINAGE AREA.--152 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--July 1921 to September 1927 (monthly
discharges only, published in WSP 1302), October 1927 to
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR NY-85-1: Drainage area.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum
of gage is 472.85 ft above NGVD of 1929, 474.00 ft above Barge
Canal datum, and 472.34 ft above NAVD of 1988 (VERTCON).
Prior to Jan. 24, 1937, nonrecording gage at site 200 ft
downstream at same datum.
REMARKS.--During canal navigation season, water is
diverted from Black River through Forestport feeder and Black
River Canal (flowing south) into basin above Delta Reservoir.
Flow regulated by Delta Reservoir (station 01335900) (usable
capacity, 2,800 mil ft³). Small quantity of water diverted from
Delta Reservoir for fish hatchery use and later returned to
river, part upstream and part downstream from station.
Water Years 2014-19: Records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 8,560
ft³/s, Oct. 2, 1945, gage height, 11.18 ft, from rating curve
extended above 6,100 ft³/s on basis of flow-over-dam
measurement of peak flow; minimum discharge, 15 ft³/s, Mar. 26,
Oct. 1, 24, Nov. 8, 2002; minimum gage height, 0.63 ft, Oct.
24, 25, 1983.