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LOCATION--Lat 42° 23'36", long 72° 14'21", Worcester County, Hydrologic Unit 01080204, on left bank 100 ft above spillway of regulating dam at Quabbin Reservoir and 4.6 mi northwest of Hardwick.
DRAINAGE AREA--43.7 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: January 1937 to current year. Published as "near Dana" January 1937 to September 1939.
Water-quality records: Water year 1957.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 504.06 ft above NAVD 1988. Prior to May 13, 2020, datum of gage reported as 504.70 ft above NGVD 1929. Concrete spillway since March 12, 1940.

This gage is monitored in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Water Supply Protection, Office of Watershed Management, with funding from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority .

Link to Department of Conservation and Recreation

Link to Massachusetts Water Resources Authority

Photo of E. Branch Swift River Gage House. Link to the DCR.

Photo of E. Branch Swift River Spillway. Link to the DCR.

Photo of Horse Shoe Dam East Branch Swift River

Photo of Gage House East Branch Swift River

This station managed by the Northborough MA Field Office.

Available Parameters Period of Record
1937-01-01  2021-09-17


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