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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.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
August 1996 to current year.
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.
Acoustic velocity meter, water-stage recorder, and
crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 299.05 ft above NAVD of 1988.
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
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
Water Years 2014-18: 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, 258 ft³/s, Jan. 22,
2002. Maximum and minimum instantaneous discharges not
Peak Flow and Stage Information