LOCATION.--Lat 43°08'42", long
77°30'43" referenced to North American Datum of 1983,
Monroe County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140101, on right bank
4,000 ft upstream from bridge on Blossom Road, 1.8 mi east of
Rochester, 1.7 mi downstream from Allen Creek, and 4.4 mi
upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA.--142 mi² of which 7.78 mi² probably is
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Occasional discharge measurements,
water years 1977-80. December 1980 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--WDR-US-2012: 2011(m).
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 247.87 ft
above NGVD of 1929 (levels by Corps of Engineers) and 247.24 ft
above NAVD of 1988 (VERTCON). Prior to Oct. 1, 1991, at site
0.8 mi downstream at datum 1.56 ft lower.
COOPERATION.--Water-quality samples were collected by
the Monroe County Department of Environmental Services and
analyzed by the Monroe County Environmental Laboratory at
Rochester, NY. Prior to 2003, water-quality samples and
discharge measurements were collected and provided by the
Monroe County Environmental Laboratory at Rochester, N.Y.
REMARKS.--Discharge includes undetermined diversion from
Erie (Barge) Canal. Unpublished water-quality records for prior
years are available in files of Monroe County Department of
Water Years 2014-19: Records good except those for estimated
daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 3,300
ft³/s, Jan. 8, 1998, gage height, 9.95 ft; minimum discharge,
25 ft³/s, Sept. 8, 9, 10, 14, 2002, gage height, 2.14 ft.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.-- WATER
TEMPERATURES: November 1994 to September 2001 and October 2004
to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION1.--Water temperature recorder
since November 1994 provides 15-minute-interval readings.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD1.--WATER
TEMPERATURES: Maximum, 27.0°C, Jul. 5, 6, 1999; minimum -0.2°C,
on many days during the winter of the 2016, 2017, and 2018
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