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Water-Year Summary for Site 01094400

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2023: 2023-10-01 to 2024-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2023
LOCATION - Lat 42°34'34", long 71°47'19" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Worcester County, MA, Hydrologic Unit 01070004, on right bank 400 ft upstream from Fifth Street Bridge at Fitchburg and 1.8 mi upstream from Baker Brook.
DRAINAGE AREA - 64.2 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR MA-RI-84-1; WDR MA-RI-03-1; Drainage area: WDR US-2007; Daily discharges and historical statistics.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1972 to current year.
GAGE - Data Collection Platform with satellite telemetry. Datum of gage is 394.13 ft above NAVD 1988, from survey. Datum of gage previously reported as 400 ft above NGVD 1929, estimated from topographic map.
COOPERATION - Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.
REMARKS - Records fair except those for discharges greater than 1,000 cfs and those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Flow regulated by mills and reservoirs upstream. Flow affected by diversions for municipal use.

Note: The peak stage of 8.59 ft is associated with the peak flow of 3,930 cfs on Apr. 16, 2007. The maximum peak stage of 9.25 ft on Apr. 5, 1987 was due to backwater from landslide.