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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
LOCATION - Lat 44°04'20", long 70°12'29" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Androscoggin County, ME, Hydrologic Unit 01040002, on right bank 1.5 mi downstream from Little Androscoggin River, and 2.1 mi downstream from North Bridge between Auburn and Lewiston.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3,263 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 781: 1930, 1933-34. WSP 1301: 1932-36. WDR ME-81-1: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - DISCHARGE: October 1928 to current year. Monthly discharge only for October 1928, published in WSP 1301.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 109.18 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS - Considerable diurnal fluctuation and some regulation by power plants above station. Flow regulated by Rangeley, Mooselookmeguntic, Richardson, Aziscohos, Umbagog, Auburn, and Thompson Lakes and Gulf Island Pond with major regulation at Errol Dam, 136 mi upstream.
  • Water Year 2019: No estimated daily discharges. Records good.
  • Water Year 2018: No estimated daily discharges. Records good.
  • Water Year 2017: No estimated daily discharges. Records good.
  • Water Year 2016: Records good, including periods of ice effect, Jan. 14-24, Feb. 8-9, and 11-12.
  • Water Year 2015: No estimated daily discharges. Records good.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good, including period of ice effect, Jan. 22-25.

  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 135,000 ft³/s, Mar. 20, 1936, gage height, 27.57 ft, from rating curve extended above 76,000 ft³/s, on basis of slope-area measurement of peak flow and computation of flow over dam; minimum daily discharge, 340 ft³/s, Sept. 28, 1941.
    PERIOD OF RECORD - CHEMICAL ANALYSES: Water years 1952-56, 1966 to 1975.