Funding for this site is provided by:
42°59'51", long 78°11'19" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Genesee County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04120104,
on right bank 150 ft downstream from municipal dam, 500 ft upstream
from bridge on Walnut Street in Batavia, and 5.0 mi downstream from
Little Tonawanda Creek.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
July 1944 to current year.
WSP 1627: 1956-57. WSP 1912: Drainage
Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage, and concrete
control. Datum of gage is 876.33 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 875.85 ft
above NAVD of 1988 (VERTCON).
City of Batavia maintains records of
Diversion upstream from station by City of Batavia for
municipal supply; sewage, which may include water from municipal and
industrial wells upstream from station, enters creek downstream from
Water Years 2014-18: Records good except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are fair. Water Year 2019: Records good except those
for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 7,200 ft³/s,
Mar. 31, 1960, gage height, 12.70 ft; maximum gage height, 13.85 ft,
Apr. 6, 1947; minimum discharge, 0.4 ft³/s, Aug. 5, 6, 7, 1955; minimum
gage height, 0.59 ft, July 26, 27, 1948.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
From records of City of
Batavia, maximum discharge, about 10,000 ft³/s, maximum stage, 14.5 ft,
in March 1942.
Peak Flow and Stage Information