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Water-Year Summary for Site 01044550

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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01044550 SPENCER STREAM NEAR GRAND FALLS, ME
LOCATION - Lat 45°18'49", long 70°14'30" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Somerset County, ME, Hydrologic Unit 01030002, on left bank, in Township T3R5 BKP WKR, 1.6 mi above mouth, 1.5 mi north of Grand Falls, and 0.30 mi downstream of mouth of Little Spencer Stream.
DRAINAGE AREA - 193 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - DISCHARGE: August 1999 to current year. Prior to Oct. 1, 2007, published as "at mouth."
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Elevation of gage is 1020 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to Oct. 1, 2007, at site 1.4 miles downstream at datum 20 ft lower.
REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2019: Records good, except for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • 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. 4 to Apr. 15, and periods of no gage-height record, Dec. 16-17, Mar. 15, 23, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2016: Records good, except for periods of ice effect, Nov. 23 to Dec. 3, Dec. 5-7, 19-22, Dec. 27 to Mar. 28, Apr. 4-7, and periods of no gage-height record, Dec. 20-21, 29, Jan. 4-7, 10-15, 19, 22-24, Feb. 29 to Mar. 1, May 14-16, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2015: Records good, except for periods of ice effect, Nov. 17-25, Nov. 28 to Dec. 10, Dec. 19-26, Dec. 29 to Apr. 16, and periods of no gage-height record, Jan. 8, 14, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good, except for periods of ice effect, Nov. 13-15, Nov. 26 to Apr. 16, and period of no gage-height record, Jan. 4, which are poor.
  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 7,470 ft³/s, Apr. 30, 2008, gage height, 9.16 ft, from rating extended above 4,700 ft³/s; maximum gage height, 9.21 ft (change in stage-discharge relation), Apr. 28, 2011; minimum discharge, 8.7 ft³/s, Sept. 10-11, 2002, gage height, 0.97 ft, former site and datum.