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USGS 04235600 SENECA RIVER (ERIE CANAL) NEAR PORT BYRON NY

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LOCATION.--Lat 43°04'43", long 76°38'44" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Cayuga County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on right bank 50 ft upstream from State Highway 38 bridge, 3.0 mi north of Port Byron, and 10.1 mi upstream from Cross Lake.
DRAINAGE AREA.--2,815 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1996 to current year.
REVISIONS HISTORY.--Discharge for the periods Mar. 29, 2017 to Apr. 1, 2017 and Apr. 22, 2017 to May 1, 2017, was revised on Mar. 21, 2018, based on changes to the stage-discharge rating.
GAGE.--Acoustic velocity meter, water-stage recorder, and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 369.00 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Apr. 1, 2019, at datum 70.00 ft lower.
COOPERATION.--Records of gate openings, lockages, and elevations of water surface in Erie (Barge) Canal above and below Lock 24 & 25, furnished by New York State Thruway Authority, Office of Canals.
REMARKS.--A large amount of natural storage and some artificial regulation is afforded by many large lakes and the Erie (Barge) Canal system in the river basin. Seneca River basin receives water from Erie (Barge) Canal through Lock 32 near Pittsford. Prior to 1998, 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.
Water Years 2014-20: Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum daily discharge, 13,600 ft³/s, Jan. 11, 1998; minimum daily discharge, 226 ft³/s, Sept. 23, 2020. Maximum and minimum instantaneous discharges not determined.
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This station managed by the NY Water Science Center Ithaca.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
1996-10-03  2021-09-25
2007-10-01  2021-09-25
2021-05-28  2021-09-25







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 4520 09-25-2021   10:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 25 based on 24 water years of record more
Min
(2020)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Sep 25
Max
(2004)
361 709 826 1430 1930 4520 6220


Gage height, feet, [PrimaryGH]

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.39 09-25-2021   10:30 EST
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Stream water level elevation above NAVD 1988, in feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 374.39 09-25-2021   10:30 EST
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