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USGS 04219000 ERIE (BARGE) CANAL AT LOCK 30 AT MACEDON NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°04'20", long 77°17'44" 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.
DRAINAGE AREA.--See REMARKS.
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 30, Macedon."
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WSP 1237: 1951
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 447.58 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 447.00 ft above NAVD of 1988 (VERTCON). Nov. 1, 1919 to Dec. 28, 1920, nonrecording gage at same site at different datum.
COOPERATION.--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 Corporation.
REMARKS.--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 2014: Records fair.
Water Year 2015: Records poor.
Water Year 2016: 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.

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