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Water-Year Summary for Site 01048220

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2017: 2016-10-01 to 2017-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2017
01048220 EAST BRANCH WESSERUNSETT STREAM NEAR ATHENS, ME
LOCATION - Lat 44°56'51", long 69°39'25" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Somerset County, ME, Hydrologic Unit 01030003, on left bank at downstream side of State Route 150 highway bridge, 1.9 mi northeast of Athens, 3.0 mi northeast of Barker Pond.
DRAINAGE AREA - 19.5 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-US-2010: 2009(P), WDR-US-2011: 2009(P).
  • Discharge for the period of Dec. 6, 2016 to Apr. 11, 2017 was revised on June 25, 2018, as it was determined the backwater from ice was more significant than originally shown.
  • SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
    PERIOD OF RECORD - DISCHARGE: June 2008 to current year.
    GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 500 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
    REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2017: Records good, except for flows below 2 ft³/s, period of doubtful stage-discharge relation, Oct. 15-21, which are fair, and period of ice effect, Dec. 6 to Apr. 11, which is poor.
  • Water Year 2016: Records good, except for flows below 2 ft³/s, period of no gage-height record, Sept. 15-16, which are fair, and periods of ice effect, Nov. 22 to Dec. 2, Dec. 27 to Mar. 14, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2015: Records good, except for flows below 2 ft³/s, period of doubtful stage-discharge relation, Oct. 1-5, period of doubtful gage-height record, Apr. 22 to May 6, which are fair, and periods of ice effect, Nov. 21-23, Nov. 27 to Dec. 11, Dec. 21-22, Dec. 31 to Apr. 14, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good, except for flows below 2 ft³/s, periods of doubtful stage-discharge relation, Oct. 1-31, Sept. 17-30, period of doubtful gage-height record, May 15 to July 15, which are fair, and periods of ice effect, Nov. 24-26, Nov. 29 to Dec. 1, Dec. 8 to Apr. 13, which are poor.
  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 1,430 ft³/s, Dec. 13, 2010, gage height, 5.91 ft; maximum gage height, 7.65 ft, Apr. 11, 2014 (backwater from ice); minimum discharge, 0.35 ft³/s, Aug. 21-22, 24-25, 2010, gage height, 2.10 ft.