Funding for this site is provided by:
42°18'50", long 77°39'04" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Steuben County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02050104,
on right bank 235 ft upstream from Erie Railroad bridge in Hornell, 0.3
mi upstream from Crosby Creek, and 1.5 mi downstream from Canacadea
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
August 1942 to current year.
WDR NY-86-3: 1971 (including minimum
Water-stage recorder and concrete control. Datum of gage
is 1,131.32 ft above NGVD of 1929.
Diversion from Carrington Creek, a tributary upstream
from station, by City of Hornell for municipal supply; effluent from
wastewater treatment plant enters river downstream from gage. Since
March 1940, flood flows regulated by Arkport Reservoir (station
01521000), and since June 1949, by Almond Lake (station 01523000);
normal regulation occasionally sufficient to affect figures of monthly
runoff. Water Year 2104-15: Records good except those for estimated
daily discharges, which are fair.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, since
construction of Almond Lake in 1949, 9,560 ft3
/s, June 23,
1972, gage height, 13.45 ft, from floodmark, from rating curve extended
above 7,600 ft3
/s on basis of critical-depth measurement at
gage height 13.30 ft; minimum discharge, 7.4 ft3
13, 14, 1955.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION.--
prior to construction of Almond Lake in 1949, 9,340 ft3
May 26, 1943, gage height 13.30 ft, from rating curve extended above
/s on basis of critical-depth measurement of peak
flow; minimum discharge, 9.3 ft3
/s, Mar. 4, 1947.
Peak Flow and Stage Information