NOTICE (10/01/2019) -- This site was
discontinued on October 1, 2019. Although historic data will remain
accessible, no new data will be collected after this date 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
518-285-5600 or email@example.com.
Lat 43°50'38.5", long 73°25'54.8"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Essex County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04150408, on right bank 250 ft downstream from
powerplant and third ("C" Mill) dam downstream of Lake George
outlet, at Ticonderoga, 250 ft upstream from Trout Brook, and 0.5 mi
downstream from upper ("A" Mill) dam.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
August 1904 to December 1905, October 1942 to
September 1979, April 2018 to current year. Prior to October 1973,
published as "Lake George Outlet at Ticonderoga."
WRD NY 1971: 1970.
Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and concrete
control on river channel. Datum of gage is 187.41 ft above NGVD of 1929
and 186.89 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to Apr. 24, 2018, at datum 3.00
Flow completely regulated by dam and hydroelectric
plant at Lake George (station 04278000) 0.5 mi upstream as well as by
dams and hydroelectric plants at "B" and "C" mill
ponds, 0.4 and 0.1 mi upstream. Records represent total discharge from
Lake George and include the sum of flow in the river channel (station
04279000, river discharge) and tailrace (station 04279001). Water Year
2018: Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum daily discharge, 1,370
ft³/s, Mar. 17, 1977; minimum daily discharge, 0.50 ft³/s, Sept. 9,