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42°06'45", long 79°12'14" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Chautauqua County, NY, Hydrologic Unit
05010002, on left bank 10 ft downstream from South Dow Street Bridge in
Falconer, 1.8 mi upstream from mouth, and 6 mi downstream from
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
November 1934 to current year.
WSP 803: 1936 (M). WDR NY-98-3: 1997
Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and concrete
control. Datum of gage is 1,256.41 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 1,255.88
ft above NAVD of 1988 (VERTCON).
Flow regulated by Chautauqua Lake. Diurnal fluctuation
caused by mills upstream from station. Monthly figures for 1951-66
water years adjusted for regulation.
Water Years 2014-16: Records good except for those for estimated daily
discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 2,250 ft³/s,
Sept. 14, 1979, gage height, 4.93 ft; no flow for part of July 30,
2011, result of regulation.
Peak Flow and Stage Information