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ICE EFFECTS ON STREAMFLOW During winter, ice formation may cause stage and discharge values to appear higher than expected. Ice effects may be minor (occurring only at night and early morning) with baseline flows obvious, or the effects may be major (stage constantly increases over several days or weeks) resulting in greatly erroneous discharge. Streamgages experiencing minor ice conditions will continue to display stage and discharge values to enable users to estimate the approximate base-line stage and discharge. Streamgages experiencing major ice conditions will have the discharge record temporarily disabled to prevent use of erroneous discharge values. The discharge record will resume when it is determined that ice conditions are no longer present. Daily mean discharges during periods of ice effect will be estimated after detailed data analysis.



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LOCATION--Lat 41o59'27", long 70o44'03", Plymouth County, Hydrologic Unit 01090002, on left bank 100 ft downstream from Elm Street Bridge at Kingston and 2.8 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA--15.7 mi2, excludes 4.09 mi2 above outlet of Silver Lake, from which flow is diverted for municipal supply of Brockton, Whitman, and Hanson.
PERIOD OF RECORD--August 1966 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 4.76 ft above sea level (levels by Massachusetts Department of Public Works).
REMARKS--Flow regulated by pond upstream. Flow affected at times by wastage from Silver Lake. Surface flow may be affected by ground water that enters from or moves into adjacent basins. Occasional backwater from tidal surge.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.

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00060 Discharge 1990-09-30  2017-09-26
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2017-09-26

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Most recent instantaneous value: 11.0 09-26-2017   13:15 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 26 based on 51 years of record more
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3.18 8.0 11.0 12 17 22 96.0

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Most recent instantaneous value: 2.86 09-26-2017   13:15 EDT
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