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43°15'52", long 75°26'11" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Oneida County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 02020004, on
right bank at Rome Fish Hatchery, 1.0 mi downstream from Delta Dam, and
4.0 mi north of Rome.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
July 1921 to September 1927 (monthly
discharges only, published in WSP 1302), October 1927 to current
WDR NY-85-1: Drainage area.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 472.85 ft above NGVD of 1929, 474.00 ft above Barge Canal
datum, and 472.34 ft above NAVD of 1988 (VERTCON). Prior to Jan.
24, 1937, nonrecording gage at site 200 ft downstream at same
During canal navigation season, water is diverted from
Black River through Forestport feeder and Black River Canal (flowing
south) into basin above Delta Reservoir. Flow regulated by Delta
Reservoir (station 01335900) (usable capacity, 2,800 mil ft³). Small
quantity of water diverted from Delta Reservoir for fish hatchery use
and later returned to river, part upstream and part downstream from
Water Years 2014-19: Records good.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 8,560 ft³/s,
Oct. 2, 1945, gage height, 11.18 ft, from rating curve extended above
6,100 ft³/s on basis of flow-over-dam measurement of peak flow; minimum
discharge, 15 ft³/s, Mar. 26, Oct. 1, 24, Nov. 8, 2002; minimum gage
height, 0.63 ft, Oct. 24, 25, 1983.
Peak Flow and Stage Information