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  • USGS 01105933 PASKAMANSET RIVER NEAR SOUTH DARTMOUTH, MA

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    LOCATION--Lat 41o35'07", long 70o59'27", Bristol County, Hydrologic Unit 01090002, at bridge on Russells Mills Road, 3.0 mi west of South Dartmouth.
    DRAINAGE AREA--26.2 mi2.
    PERIOD OF RECORD--October 1995 to current year. Discharge measurements made in water years 1972–74, 1991–92.
    REVISED RECORDS--WDR MA-RI-03-1 (monthly mean discharge).
    GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Elevation of gage is 10 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Telephone and satellite gage-height telemeter at station.
    REMARKS--Records good except those for estimate daily discharge, which are poor.
    COOPERATION BY--Town of Dartmouth

    NOTE: Precipitation data are for informational purposes only. Data do not necessarily conform to standards used by the National Weather Service.

    ICE EFFECTS ON STREAMFLOW During winter, ice formation in streams can cause stage and corresponding discharge values to appear higher than expected during periods of no precipitation. Ice effects from partial ice cover or shore ice may be minor, where stage and discharge appear to increase at night and decrease to base-line conditions around midday for one or more days. Major ice effects from complete ice cover appear as constantly increasing stage and discharge over several days during prolonged cold periods. Stage and discharge values for streams experiencing minor ice effects will continue to be displayed on the web to enable the user to estimate the approximate base-line discharges. Note that this method of estimation should only be used when no runoff occurs. During periods of major ice effects, display of discharge data on the web will be temporarily discontinued to prevent misuse of erroneous discharge data. The discharge record will resume when it is determined that ice conditions are no longer present. Display of stage data during periods of minor and major ice effects will continue to be displayed on the web. Daily mean discharges will be estimated for all periods of ice-effected discharges.

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    This station managed by the Northborough, MA Field Office.

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    00060 Discharge 2007-10-20  2014-09-01
    00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2014-09-01

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 15   09-01-2014  09:15 EDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 1 based on 18 years of record more
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    (2007)
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    Median Most Recent
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    Value Sep 1
    75th
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    (2009)
    0.20 3.0 6.2 15 15 38 291


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 8.79   09-01-2014  09:15 EDT
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