Funding for this site is provided by:
43°15'52", long 75°26'11" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Oneida County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020004, on
right bank at Rome Fish Hatchery, 1.0 mi downstream from Delta Dam, and
4.0 mi north of Rome.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
July 1921 to September 1927 (monthly
discharges only, published in WSP 1302), October 1927 to current
WDR NY-85-1: Drainage area.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 472.85 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Jan. 24, 1937, nonrecording
gage at site 200 ft downstream at same datum.
During canal navigation season, water is diverted from
Black River through Forestport feeder and Black River Canal (flowing
south) into basin above Delta Reservoir. Flow regulated by Delta
Reservoir (station 01335900) (usable capacity, 2,800 mil
). Small quantity of water diverted from Delta Reservoir
for fish hatchery use and later returned to river, part upstream and
part downstream from station. Water Years 2014-15: Records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 8,560
/s, Oct. 2, 1945, gage height, 11.18 ft, from rating
curve extended above 6,100 ft3
/s on basis of flow-over-dam
measurement of peak flow; minimum discharge, 15 ft3
26, Oct. 1, 24, Nov. 8, 2002; minimum gage height, 0.63 ft, Oct. 24,
Peak Flow and Stage Information