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Water-Year Summary for Site 01101000

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
01101000 PARKER RIVER AT BYFIELD, MA
LOCATION - Lat 42°45'10", long 70°56'46" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Essex County, MA, Hydrologic Unit 01090001, on left bank 1,400 ft downstream from dam, 0.5 mi south of Byfield, 0.7 mi upstream from Wheeler Brook, and 5.5 mi southwest of Newburyport.
DRAINAGE AREA - 21.3 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR MA-RI-84-1: Drainage area; WDR MA-RI-00-1: 1999.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge: October 1945 to current year. October 1945 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1301. Water-quality records: water years 2003-04.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 23.46 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (levels by Massachusetts Department of Public Works).
COOPERATION - Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.
REMARKS - Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, and those for daily discharges less than 1.0 cfs, which are poor. Occasional regulation by mills and ponds upstream.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water-quality records: Water years 2003-04.