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42°45'38.1", long 74°15'17.2" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Schenectady County, NY, Hydrologic Unit
02020005, at bridge on State Highway 20 in Esperance, 17.6 mi above
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Miscellaneous measurements--2011. December
2017 to current year (gage height only).
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 551.31 ft above NAVD of 1988.
Flow regulated to some extent by Blenheim-Gilboa
Pumped Storage Project about 37 mi upstream. Entire flow, runoff from
315 mi², except for periods of spill, diverted from Schoharie Reservoir
through Shandaken Tunnel into Esopus Creek upstream from Ashokan
Reservoir for water supply of City of New York. For days of reservoir
outflow greater than 10 ft³/s, see station 01350101.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum gage height, 10.85 ft,
Apr. 15, 2019; minimum gage height, 0.78 ft, July 22, 2018.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Flood of April 1987 reached
a stage of 24.03 ft, from floodmark. Flood of January 1996 reached a
stage of 26.50 ft, from floodmark. Flood of August 2011 reached a stage
of 33.70 ft, from floodmark.