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LOCATION--Lat 42° 09’16", long 71°
08’47", Norfolk County, Hydrologic Unit 01090001, on right
bank 100 ft downstream from Washington Street Bridge at Canton, 200 ft
downstream from Forge Pond Dam, and 900 ft downstream from Massapoag
DRAINAGE AREA--27.2 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: October 1952 to current year.
Water-quality records: Water years 1959, 1967–68.
REVISED RECORDS--WSP 1901: drainage area.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 79.40 ft above NAVD 1988, from Massachusetts Department of Public Works benchmark. Prior to May 12, 2020, datum of gage reported as 80.18 ft above NGVD 1929, from Massachusetts Department of Public Works benchmark.
REMARKS-- Flow regulated by Forge, Bolivar, Massapoag, and Reservoir Ponds, and other ponds upstream. Flow affected by diversions for municipal supply of Canton and Stoughton.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.
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