Tonawanda Creek at Batavia, NY

Site ID: BTVN6

County: Genesee

Ownership: USGS

NWS Hydrologic Service Area: WFO BUF

Gage is located on right bank 150 feet downstream from municipal dam, 500 feet upstream from bridge on Walnut Street in Batavia, and 5.0 miles downstream from Little Tonawanda Creek.

USGS 1:24000 map: Batavia South

Latitude: 42° 59' 51"

Longitude: 78° 11' 20"

Basin area: 171 Sq. Mi.

Gage Datum: 876.33 ft msl

Record stage: 14.5 ft on 1 March 1942

and flow: 9400 cfs

Dams upstream: Diversion upstream from gage by City of Batavia for municipal supply; sewer outfall enters stream downstream from gage.

Dams downstream: None

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Mean monthly flow (x 1000cfs) and CSM (1944 - 1993)


Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Flow
.10 .47 .35 .51 .12 .55 .63 .08 .08 .03 .02 .04
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CSM
.58 2.7 2.0 3.0 .68 3.2 3.7 .44 .44 .15 .12 .22
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Annual 213 cfs/ 1.25 CSM
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