This station is operated in cooperation
New York City Department of Environmental
Lat 42°08'48", long 74°37'24"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Delaware County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02040102, on left bank 80 ft upstream from bridge on
State Highway 28 in Arkville, 0.6 mi upstream from mouth, 1.3 mi east
of Margaretville, and 4.5 mi west of Fleischmanns.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum only--October to November 1996.
December 1996 to current year.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 1,335.67 ft above NAVD of 1988.
Water Years 2014-17: Records good except those for
estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 24,600 ft³/s,
Aug. 28, 2011, gage height, about 17.1 ft, from floodmarks, from rating
curve extended above 4,700 ft³/s on basis of contracted-opening and
flow-over-road and flow-through-culvert measurement of peak flow;
minimum daily discharge, about 7.0 ft³/s, Sept. 13, 2002, minimum
instantaneous discharge not determined; minimum gage height, 0.71 ft,
part or all of each day Sept. 28 to Oct. 4, 2014, Sept. 26-29,
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, about
12,000 ft³/s, Jan. 19, 1996, gage height, about 15.5 ft, from
floodmarks, on basis of runoff comparisons with nearby stations.
Peak Flow and Stage Information