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42°57'46.3", long 76°44'14.0" referenced to North
American Datum of 1927, Seneca County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on
right bank 50 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 20 and 1.0 mi
downstream from Lock 1 on Cayuga-Seneca Canal.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
December 2014 to current year.
Acoustic velocity meter and water-stage recorder. Datum
of gage is 300.00 ft above NAVD of 1988.
Flow regulated by Lock 1 on Cayuga-Seneca Canal. Flow
can be affected by operation of Erie (Barge) Canal. From 1931-98, a
large part of flow from 45.5 mi2
of Mud Creek drainage area
(Susquehanna River basin) had been diverted into Keuka Lake (Oswego
River basin) for power generation. 2015 Water Year: Records good except
those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum daily discharge, 5,940
/s, June 27, 2015; minimum daily discharge, -26
/s, Apr. 5, 2015, result of backwater from Erie (Barge)
Canal. Maximum and minimum instantaneous discharges not
Peak Flow and Stage Information