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  • USGS 01185500 WEST BRANCH FARMINGTON RIVER NEAR NEW BOSTON, MA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    LOCATION--Lat 42° 04'45", long 73° 04'24", Berkshire County, Hydrologic Unit 01080207, on left bank 5 ft downstream from highway bridge, 0.3 mi downstream from Clam River, 1 mi south of New Boston, and at mile 65.0.
    DRAINAGE AREA--91.7 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD--May 1913 to current year. Prior to October 1948, published as Farmington River near New Boston.
    REVISED RECORDS--WSP 641: 1924(M). WSP 781: 1928(M). WSP 1231: 1914. WDR MA-RI-84-1: drainage area.
    GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 758.21 ft above sea level.
    REMARKS--Flow regulated by Otis Reservoir 7.0 mi upstream on Fall River. High flow slightly affected by retarding reservoirs since 1966.
    COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resource.

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    This station managed by the Northborough, MA Field Office.

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    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-08-20
    00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2014-08-20

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 68   08-20-2014  22:30 EST
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Aug 21 based on 101 years of record more
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    Value Aug 21
    Min
    (1957)
    25th
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    Median Mean 75th
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    Max
    (1955)
    -- unavailable -- 2.4 17 40. 78 82 1710


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 2.78   08-20-2014  22:30 EST
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