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°50'38.7", long 73°25'54.2"
referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Essex County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 04150408, on left bank of tailrace channel, 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)
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." Prior to
April 2018, published as ancillary record to 0427900 La Chute at
WRD NY 1971:1970.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. 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 ft higher.
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 tailrace flow only
and is used as ancillary data for station 04279000, total discharge
from Lake George. Water Year 2018: Records fair except those for
estimated daily discharges, which are poor.