Funding for this site is provided by:
41°52'45.6", long 74°08'43.3" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Ulster County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020006, on
right bank at downstream side of abandoned bridge abutment upstream
from Hurley Mountain Road, 5.6 mi downstream from Ashokan Reservoir,
1.2 mi southwest of Lomontville.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
November 2013 to current year.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 191.93 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Flow from 256 mi2
of drainage area
regulated by Ashokan Reservoir since Sept. 9, 1913. Water diverted from
Schoharie Creek through Shandaken Tunnel (station 01362230) since Feb.
3, 1924, enters Esopus Creek about 12.2 mi upstream from Ashokan
Reservoir. Diversions for water supply of City of New York made from
Ashokan Reservoir (station 01363400). Water Years 2014-16: Records fair
except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 4,300
/s, Sept. 30, 2015, gage height, 7.91 ft; minimum
discharge, 2.4 ft3
/s, Oct. 3, 4, 2014, gage height, 2.01
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Flood of Apr. 3, 2005,
reached a stage of 16.68 ft, from floodmark on left bank 30 ft
downstream from gage.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--
DISCHARGE: November 2013 to current year.
Turbidity data are collected every 15
minutes using an in-situ turbidity probe located in a 2 inch pipe about
100 ft across stream on left bank in a separate gage shelter. Daily
suspended-sediment load and concentration are derived from a regression
equation relating turbidity to suspended-sediment concentration.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT CONCENTRATION: Maximum
daily mean, about 210 mg/L, Mar. 30, 2014; minimum daily mean, <1
mg/L, on many days during 2014-15 water years.
SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: Maximum daily, 770 tons, Sept. 30, 2015;
minimum daily, about 0.01 ton, Oct. 3, 2014, May 30, 2015.
1 Water-Quality Records
Peak Flow and Stage Information