Funding for this site is provided by:
43°04'18.4", long 77°17'49.1" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Wayne County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on
left bank in Macedon, 500 ft downstream from headgate in old Erie
Canal, 700 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 350, 0.2 mi
downstream from Lock 30, and 2.6 mi upstream from Ganargua Creek.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
November 1919 to December 1920, October 1950
to September 1977, October 1977 to current year (navigation seasons
only). Prior to October 1956, published as "Barge Canal at Lock
WSP 1237: 1951
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 447.58 ft above
NGVD of 1929 and 447.00 ft above NAVD of 1988. Nov. 1, 1919 to Dec. 28,
1920, nonrecording gage at same site at different datum.
Records of gate openings, lockages, lock-valve
openings, and elevations of water surface in Erie (Barge) Canal
upstream and downstream from Lock 30 provided by New York State Canal
This record represents net diversion from Niagara and
Genesee River basins into Oswego River basin through Erie (Barge)
Canal. During the non-navigation period, when the pool upstream from
Lock 30 is drained, discharge consists of leakage through guard gates,
runoff from small areas tributary to canal upstream from station, or
diversion for use downstream in the Canal system.
Water Year 2015: Records poor.
Water Years 2014, 2016-17: Records fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum daily discharge, 874
ft³/s, Dec. 3, 1969, maximum instantaneous discharge not determined; no
significant flow at times in many years.