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43°07'49", long 77°31'07" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Monroe County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140101, on
right bank 525 ft downstream from Penn Central Transportation Co.
bridge, near Rochester, and about 1.3 mi upstream from Irondequoit
of which 2.83 mi2
probably is noncontributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
November 1959 to current year.
WDR NY-74-1: 1972 (M), 1973 (P). WDR NY-76-1:
1960-63, 1964-67 (M), 1968-71 (P), 1972-74.
Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage
is 323.54 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 322.92 ft above NAVD of 1988
Occasional discharge measurements were provided by
the Monroe County Department of Environmental Services from 2003 to
2015. Prior to 2003, discharge measurements were provided by the Monroe
County Environmental Health Laboratory at Rochester, N.Y.
Unpublished water-quality records for prior years are
available in files of Monroe County Department of Health. Discharge
includes undetermined diversion (maximum 20 ft3
/s) from Erie
(Barge) Canal upstream from station. Water Years 2014-15: Records fair
except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
Water Year 2016: Records poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 3,280
/s, May 17, 1974, gage height, 7.42 ft, from rating curve
extended above 1,600 ft3
/s on basis of contracted-opening
measurement of peak flow and step-backwater analysis; minimum daily
discharge, 1.7 ft3
/s, Jan. 24, 1963; minimum instantaneous
discharge not determined.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--
November 1994 to current year.
Water temperature recorder since
November 1994 provides 15-minute-interval readings.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--
TEMPERATURES: Maximum, 26.5°C, July 5, 1999; minimum, -0.3°C, March 6,
1 Water-Quality Records
Peak Flow and Stage Information