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Water year 2020: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
LOCATION - Lat 45°16'02", long 69°35'02" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Piscataquis County, ME, Hydrologic Unit 01020004, on left bank at downstream side of bridge in the Town of Blanchard, and 1.0 mi downstream of the confluence of the East and West Branches of the Piscataquis River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 118 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - DISCHARGE: October 1996 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 564.09 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
  • Water Year 2018: Records good, except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2017: Records good, except for period of ice effect, Dec. 7 to Apr.11, which is poor.
  • Water Year 2016: Records good, except for periods of ice effect, Nov. 24 to Dec. 2, Dec. 5-10, 20-22, Dec. 27 to Jan. 10, Jan. 13 to Mar. 14 and Apr. 2-7, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2015: Records good, except for period of no gage-height record, Nov. 3-5, which is fair, and periods of ice effect, Dec. 6-11, Dec. 28 to Apr. 14, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good, except for periods of ice effect, Nov. 13-14, Nov.21-27, Nov. 30 to Dec. 5 and Dec. 8 to Apr. 14, which are poor.
  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 7,550 ft³/s, Apr. 9, 2000, gage height 11.38 ft; minimum discharge, 2.74 ft³/s, Oct. 12, 2016, gage height 3.10 ft.