LOCATION.--Lat 43°06'00.5", long
76°29'53.4" referenced to North American Datum of
1983, Onondaga County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04140201, on right
bank at downstream side of bridge on River Road, 1.0 mi
upstream from Cross Lake, and 2.7 mi northwest of Jordan.
DRAINAGE AREA.--3,040 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Occasional miscellaneous discharge
measurements, water years 1932, 1971. August 2018 to current
year (gage heights only).
REVISIONS HISTORY.--Datum of gage was revised on Feb.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum
of gage is 364.60 ft above NAVD of 1988 (New York State
Department of Environmental Conservation bench mark). Prior to
May 5, 1971, nonrecording gage at same site at different
REMARKS.--A large amount of natural storage and some
artificial regulation is afforded by many large lakes and the
Erie (Barge) Canal system in the river basin. Seneca River
basin receives water from Erie (Barge) Canal through Lock 32
near Pittsford. Prior to 1998, a large part of flow from 45.5
mi² of Mud Creek drainage area (Susquehanna River basin) had
been diverted into Keuka Lake (Oswego River basin) for power
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum gage height,
12.25 ft, Dec. 4, 2018; minimum gage height, 7.49 ft, Oct. 21,