NOTICE (03/07/2017) -- This station is
unfunded as of October 1, 2016. Although historic data will remain
accessible, no new data will be collected unless one or more new
funding partners are found. Users who are willing to contribute funding
to continue operation of this streamgage should contact Rob Breault of
the USGS New York Water Science Center at 518-285-5658 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Funding for this site is provided by:
42°56'20", long 76°45'40" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Seneca County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on
right bank, 30 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 89, 1.1 mi
upstream from Cayuga Lake, and about 2.5 mi downstream from Lock 2 of
the Cayuga-Seneca Canal in Seneca Falls.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
October 2005 to current year.
Acoustic velocity meter and water-stage recorder. Datum
of gage is NGVD of 1929.
Flow regulated by Cayuga-Seneca Canal Locks 2 and 3,
and Seneca Falls Power Project. Flow affected by backwater from Cayuga
Lake. From 1931-98, a large part of flow from 45.5 mi2
Mud Creek drainage area (Susquehanna River basin) had been diverted
into Keuka Lake (Oswego River basin) for power generation. Water Years
2014-15: Records good except estimated daily discharges, which are
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum daily discharge, 3,290
/s, May 4, 2011; minimum daily discharge, 31
/s, Mar. 18, 2006. Maximum and minimum instantaneous
discharges not determined.
Peak Flow and Stage Information