Funding for this site is provided by:
45°00'00", long 73°30'03" referenced to North
American Datum of 1983, Clinton County, NY, Hydrologic Unit 04150408,
on left bank 500 ft upstream from bridge on Creek Road at Perry Mills,
and 7.5 mi upstream from Corbeau Creek.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--
September 1928 to September 1968, annual
maximum only--1985, 1987-89, March 1990 to current year.
Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage
is 164.93 ft above NGVD of 1929 and 164.46 ft above NAVD of 1988
At flows greater than about 2,000 ft³/s, significant
undetermined amounts of flow bypass the gage. Records prior to October
1968 affected by diurnal fluctuation at low and medium flow by sawmill
immediately upstream. Occasional regulation by Chazy Lake (usable
capacity, about 765 mil ft³) and from which the Clinton Correctional
Facility at Dannemora (Saranac River basin) obtains its water supply
(about 1 ft³/s).
Water Years 2014-18: Records good except those for estimated daily
discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--
Maximum discharge, 9,700 ft³/s,
Nov. 9, 1996, gage height, 12.24 ft; maximum gage height, 12.91 ft,
Feb. 28, 2000 (ice jam), from floodmark in gage house; minimum
discharge, about 0.8 ft³/s, Sept. 18, 1932; minimum gage height, 1.22
ft, Sept. 6, 14, 1999.
Peak Flow and Stage Information