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USGS 01116500 PAWTUXET RIVER AT CRANSTON, RI

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LOCATION--Lat 41° 45’03", long 71° 26’44", Providence County, Hydrologic Unit 01090004, on left bank at Cranston, and 0.7 mi upstream from Pocasset River.
DRAINAGE AREA--200 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--December 1939 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS--WSP 971: 1940–42. WSP 1381: 1940–41(M). WDR-MA-NH-RI-VT-73-1: 1972 (adjusted monthly and yearly figures only).
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 8.00 ft above sea level.
REMARKS--Flow regulated by powerplants and by Scituate Reservoir 13 mi upstream, Flat River Reservoir, and other reservoirs, combined usable capacity, about 6,000,000,000 cubic feet. Diversion from Scituate Reservoir for municipal supply of Providence, East Providence, North Providence, Cranston, Greenville, Johnston, East Smithfield, Smithfield, Warwick, West Warwick, Coventry, East Greenwich, and West Greenwich.
COOPERATION BY--Rhode Island Water Resources Board

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This station managed by the Providence, RI Field Office.

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00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-12-05
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2016-12-05

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Most recent instantaneous value: 240   12-05-2016   15:45 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 5 based on 75 years of record more
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42 200 240 294 366 494 1550


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Most recent instantaneous value: 4.16   12-05-2016   15:45 EST
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