LOCATION.--Lat 43°05'37.3", long
75°09'28.5" referenced to North American Datum of
1983, Herkimer County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020004, on left
bank 750 ft upstream from bridge on County Highway 37 (Dyke
Road), 0.5 mi southwest of West Schuyler, and 2.0 mi east of
DRAINAGE AREA.--553 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Miscellaneous measurements--1988-92,
2004-14, September 2014 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum
of gage is 386.02 ft above NAVD of 1988. Prior to September
2014, nonrecording gage at site 175 ft downstream at datum 8.00
REMARKS.--During canal navigation season, water is
received from Black River basin through Black River Canal
flowing south. Water is diverted into (or may occasionally be
received from) Oswego River basin through summit level of Erie
(Barge) Canal between New London and Utica. Diurnal fluctuation
caused by locks and dams on Erie (Barge) Canal. Regulation by
Delta Reservoir (station 01335900).
Water Years 2015-19: Records good except those for estimated
daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 8,210
ft³/s, July 2, 2017, gage height, 16.65 ft; minimum
discharge, 37 ft³/s, Sept. 26, 2014, gage height, 3.16
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD.--Flood of Sept. 9,
2011, reached a stage of 21.47 ft, flood of Mar. 5, 1979,
reached a stage of 21.47 ft, flood of Mar. 14, 1977, reached a
stage of 22.37 ft, and flood of Jan. 4, 1907, reached a stage
of 24.58 ft, all at site 4.2 mi upstream, from information
provided by National Weather Service.