This station is operated in cooperation
New York State Canals
Lat 43°05'37.3", long 75°09'28.5"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Herkimer County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02020004, on left bank 750 ft upstream from bridge on
County Highway 37 (Dyke Road), 0.5 mi southwest of West Schuyler, and
2.0 mi east of Utica.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Miscellaneous measurements--1988-92, 2004-14,
September 2014 to current year.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 386.53 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to September 2014, nonrecording
gage at site 175 ft downstream at datum 8.00 ft lower.
During canal navigation season, water is received from
Black River basin through Black River Canal flowing south. Water is
diverted into (or may occasionally be received from) Oswego River basin
through summit level of Erie (Barge) Canal between New London and
Utica. Diurnal fluctuation caused by locks and dams on Erie (Barge)
Canal. Regulation by Delta Reservoir (station 01335900). Water Years
2015-16: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges,
which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 6,080
/s, Apr. 4, 2015, gage height, 13.67 ft; minimum
discharge, 37 ft3
/s, Sept. 26, 2014, gage height, 3.16
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Flood of Sept. 9, 2011,
reached a stage of 21.47 ft, flood of Mar. 5, 1979, reached a stage of
21.47 ft, flood of Mar. 14, 1977, reached a stage of 22.37 ft, and
flood of Jan. 4, 1907, reached a stage of 24.58 ft, all at site 4.2 mi
upstream, from information provided by National Weather Service.
Peak Flow and Stage Information