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USGS 01117500 PAWCATUCK RIVER AT WOOD RIVER JUNCTION, RI

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LOCATION--Lat 41°26’42", long 71°40’53", Washington County, Hydrologic Unit 01090005, on right bank 10 ft downstream from bridge on Alton-Carolina road, 0.8 mi northeast of Wood River Junction, 1.5 mi southwest of Carolina, and 2.9 mi upstream from Wood River.
DRAINAGE AREA--100 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--October 1940 to current year. October and November 1940, monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1301. Prior to October 1943, published as Charles River at Wood River Junction.
REVISED RECORDS--WSP 1051: drainage area. WSP 1201: 1948.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 43.86 ft above sea level. Prior to June 19, 1984, at site 10 ft upstream at same datum.
REMARKS--Occasional regulation by fish hatchery on White Brook. Prior to 1972, occasional regulation at low flow by powerplant and mills upstream; regulation greater prior to 1969. Annual mean discharge for period of record shown in summary statistics does not include the 1941 water year.
COOPERATION BY-- U.S. Geological Survey Federal Network

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00060 Discharge 1990-10-01  2018-11-16
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2018-11-16

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 763 11-16-2018   13:45 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 16 based on 77 years of record more
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27.2 64 107 141 186 513 763


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 4.85 11-16-2018   13:45 EST
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