USGS 01185500 WEST BRANCH FARMINGTON RIVER NEAR NEW BOSTON, MA

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LOCATION--Lat 42° 04'45", long 73° 04'24", Berkshire County, Hydrologic Unit 01080207, on left bank 5 ft downstream from highway bridge, 0.3 mi downstream from Clam River, 1 mi south of New Boston, and at mile 65.0.
DRAINAGE AREA--91.7 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--May 1913 to current year. Prior to October 1948, published as Farmington River near New Boston.
REVISED RECORDS--WSP 641: 1924(M). WSP 781: 1928(M). WSP 1231: 1914. WDR MA-RI-84-1: drainage area.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 757.60 ft above NAVD 1988. Prior to May 11, 2020, datum reported as 758.21 ft above NGVD 1929.
REMARKS--Flow regulated by Otis Reservoir 7.0 mi upstream on Fall River. High flow slightly affected by retarding reservoirs since 1966.
COOPERATION BY--U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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Available Parameters Available Period
  
1990-10-01  2022-12-05
2007-10-01  2022-12-05







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 277 12-05-2022   14:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 5 based on 109 water years of record more
Min
(1915)
25th
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Median Mean 75th
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Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Dec 5
Max
(1921)
36.0 96 158 215 264 277 1080


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.85 12-05-2022   14:30 EST
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