Funding for this site is provided by:
43°30'42", long 75°18'24" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Oneida County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04150101, on
left bank at downstream side of bridge on Moose River Road, 0.8 mi
upstream from Sugar River, and 2 mi northeast of Boonville.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
January to February 1911 (monthly discharges
only, published in WSP 1307), March 1911 to current year.
WSP 784: 1934. WSP 1084: 1912(M), 1913,
1917-1919(M), 1922(M), 1924(M), 1926(M), 1928(M), 1930(M), 1933(M). WSP
1307: 1914(M). WDR NY-82-1: Drainage area. WDR NY-05-1: 2004.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 935.50 ft above NGVD of 1929. Prior to Sept. 27, 1933, nonrecording
gage at same site and datum.
Occasional regulation by several headwater reservoirs.
Forestport feeder diverts water from State Pond at Forestport 9 mi
upstream. That portion of diverted water which does not pass Black
River Canal (flowing south), returns to Black River downstream from
station through Mill Creek sluiceway. Slight diurnal fluctuation at
medium and low flow caused by powerplant upstream from station. Water
Years 2014-16: Records fair except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 12,800
/s, Apr. 18, 1982, Dec. 30, 1984, gage heights, 11.31 ft
and 11.41 ft, respectively; maximum gage height, 13.10 ft, Feb. 21,
1981 (ice jam); minimum observed discharge, about 5 ft3
Aug. 26, 1918, gage height, 2.40 ft.
Peak Flow and Stage Information