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43°16'10", long 73°35'45" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Washington County, NY, Hydrologic Unit
02020003, on left bank 40 ft upstream from Irving Paper Mill, 150 ft
south of River Street in Fort Edward, and 0.4 mi upstream from bridge
on State Highway 197.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
January 1899 to December 1908, December 1976
to current year.
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 100.00 ft above
NGVD of 1929. Prior to December 1976, nonrecording gage at different
site and datum.
Flow regulated appreciably by Great Sacandaga Lake
since March 1930 (station 01323500) and Indian Lake since 1898 (station
01314500). Diurnal fluctuation caused by powerplants upstream from
station. Water is diverted into St. Lawrence River basin through Glens
Falls feeder, Bond Creek, and Champlain (Barge) Canal, and occasionally
may be received from that basin through summit level of Champlain
(Barge) Canal at Dunham Basin. Water Year 2014: Records good. Water
Years 2015-16: Records fair except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
(December 1976 to current year)
Maximum discharge, 48,800 ft3
/s, Apr. 29, 2011, gage height,
31.34 ft; minimum discharge, 234 ft3
/s, July 25, 1983;
minimum gage height, 19.33 ft, Sept. 4, 1978.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 89,100
/s, Mar. 28, 1913, at site about 14 mi upstream (drainage
area, 2,779 mi2
Peak Flow and Stage Information