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Water-Year Summary for Site 01095375

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00045 Precipitation(Sum)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Max.,Min.,Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01095375 QUINAPOXET RIVER AT CANADA MILLS NEAR HOLDEN, MA
LOCATION - Lat 42°22'22", long 71°49'43" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Worcester County, MA, Hydrologic Unit 01070004, on left bank, 300 ft upstream from bridge on Harris Street at Canada Mills, 2.1 mi north of Holden, MA, and about 3.5 mi upstream from mouth at Wachusett Reservoir.
DRAINAGE AREA - 46.3 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR MA-RI-03-1: Drainage area; WDR MA-RI Water Years 1997, 1998, 2005, 2007, 2008, Annual peak discharge.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge: November 1996 to current year.
GAGE - Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 545 ft above NAVD 1988, estimated from topographic map. Prior to May 13, 2020, datum of gage reported as 560 ft above NGVD 1929, estimated from topographic map.
COOPERATION - Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Water Supply Protection, Office of Watershed Management.
REMARKS - Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor. Flow regulated by Quinapoxet Reservoir in Holden, MA.
CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - May, 2012 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Heated tipping-bucket precipitation gage.
REMARKS - Records are good. Periods of missing record are not estimated.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1997 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: April 1997 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: April 1997 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Specific conductance and water temperature water-quality monitor.
REMARKS - Specific conductance records are fair, except those from Dec. 14, 2013 to Jan. 17, 2014, which are poor. Water temperature records are good except those for temperatures at or near zero degrees Celsius, which are poor. Records are poor from Dec. 14, 2013 to Jan. 17, 2014. Periods of missing record are not estimated.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded, 807 uS/cm, Jan. 6, 2014; minimum, 61 uS/cm, June 18, 1998.

WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 31.0 °C, July 22, 2011; minimum, -0.8 °C, Feb. 19, 2001.