This station is operated in cooperation
National Weather Service
NYS Department of Environmental
Lat 42°13'20", long 77°25'05"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Steuben County, NY,
Hydrologic Unit 02050104, on right bank 250 ft downstream from bridge
on County Highway 119, 0.3 mi southeast of West Cameron, and 1.7 mi
north of Cameron.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
January 1930 to September 1931, February 1937
to September 1970, October 1970 to September 1972 (annual maximum
only), October 1973 to September 2009 (annual maximum only), October
2009 to September 2010.
WDR NY-69-1: Drainage area.
Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 1,037.71 ft above
NGVD of 1929 (levels by Corps of Engineers). Prior to Sept. 30, 1931,
nonrecording gage on highway bridge 250 ft upstream at same
Records good except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are fair. Since Nov. 1939, flood flows regulated by
Arkport Reservoir (see station 01521000), and, since October 1948, by
Almond Lake (see station 01523000); normal regulation occasionally
sufficient to affect figures of monthly runoff. Telephone and satellite
gage-height telemeters at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, since
construction of Almond Reservoir, 43,000 ft3
/s, June 23,
1972, gage height, 23.48 ft, from rating curve extended above 12,200
/s on basis of slope-area measurement. Minimum
instantaneous discharge not determined.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 35,000
/s during flood of July 8-9, 1935, on basis of slope-area
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD PRIOR TO REGULATION.--
prior to construction of Almond Reservoir in 1948, 17,600
/s, May 28, 1946, gage height, 18.09 ft, on the basis of
indirect measurement of peak flow; minimum daily discharge, 12.0
/s, Aug. 28, Aug. 30 - Sept. 3, 1939.
Derived from NY Annual Water-Data Report 2011
Peak Flow and Stage Information