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43°03'22", long 76°11'06" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Onondaga County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201,
on left bank 250 ft downstream from culvert on Hiawatha Boulevard, in
Syracuse, and 0.5 mi upstream from mouth.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Occasional discharge measurements, water
years 1958-70. October 1970 to current year.
WDR NY-76-1: 1971-75 (P). WDR NY-01-3:
Drainage area. WDR-US-2012: 2011 (M).
Acoustic velocity meter, water-stage recorder,
crest-stage gage, and concrete and steel weir. Acoustic velocity meter
since 2009. Datum of gage is 365.86 ft above NGVD of 1929, and 365.20
ft above NAVD of 1988.
Flow includes some sewage and storm sewer inflow, some
originating outside the basin. Since June 1980, flow can be regulated
at Velasko Road Detention Basin 2.1 mi upstream.
Water Years 2014-16: Records fair except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 824 ft³/s,
July 3, 1974, gage height, 7.91 ft, from rating curve extended above
340 ft³/s on basis of step-backwater computations; maximum gage height,
8.15 ft, Sept. 26, 1975 (backwater from debris jam); no flow for part
of each day Oct. 26, 27, 1987, result of regulation for maintenance
work in the channel.
Peak Flow and Stage Information