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Water-Year Summary for Site 01104370

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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00095 Specific cond at 25C(Mean)  

Water year 2018: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
01104370 STONY BROOK AT VILES STREET, NEAR WESTON, MA
LOCATION - Lat 42°23'08", long 71°17'22" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Middlesex County, MA, Hydrologic Unit is unknown, Lat 42°23'08", long 71°17'22" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Middlesex County, MA, Hydrologic Unit 01090001.
DRAINAGE AREA - 10.2 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge: January 2010 to current year.
GAGE - Water stage recorder with telephone telemeter. Elevation of gage is 130 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
COOPERATION - Cambridge Water Department.
REMARKS - Records good except those for estimated discharge, which are poor.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water Quality: January 2010 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: January 2010 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: January 2010 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Specific conductance and water temperature water-quality monitor.
REMARKS -

EXTREMES FOR 2017 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: maximum instantaneous water temperature: 23.8 °C on May. 19, 2017; minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C on Dec. 11, 2016 and many other days throughout the winter. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 1,603 µS/cm on Dec. 12, 2016; Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 300 µS/cm on Sept. 07, 2017. Water temperature records rated as excellent. Records of specific conductance are excellent.

EXTREMES FOR 2016 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): maximum instantaneous water temperature: 23.6 °C on Aug. 12, 2016; minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C on Jan. 05, 2016 and many other days throughout the winter. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 870 µS/cm on Feb. 16, 2016; minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 213 µS/cm on Jan. 10, 2016. Water temperature records rated as excellent. Records of specific conductance are excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2015/12/14, 2015/12/20 to 2015/12/23, 2015/12/26 to 2016/01/10, 2016/01/12 to 2016/02/02, 2016/05/15, 2016/05/17, 2016/05/19, 2016/05/21 to 2016/06/23, 2016/07/03 2016/08/13 to 2016/08/15, and 2016/09/11 to 2016/09/30 which are good; and 2016/07/05 to 2016/07/06 which are poor.

EXTREMES FOR 2015 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: maximum instantaneous water temperature: 23.5 °C on Jul. 20, 2015; minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C on Jan. 07, 2015 and many other days throughout the winter. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 928 µS/cm on Jan. 19, 2015; minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 175 µS/cm on Dec. 09, 2014. Water temperature records rated as excellent. Records of specific conductance are excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2014/04/21 to 2014/10/04, 2014/10/08 to 2014/10/09, 2014/10/12 to 2014/12/08, 2014/12/10 to 2015/01/03, 2015/01/05 to 2015/01/08, 2015/01/10, 2015/02/27 to 2015/03/03, and 2015/03/08 to 2015/10/08. All remaining periods are rated as good. Periods of missing record are not estimated.

Record quality is described in the following publication: Wagner, R.J., Boulger, R.W., Jr., Oblinger, C.J., and Smith, B.A., 2006, Guidelines and standard procedures for continuous water-quality monitors—Station operation, record computation, and data reporting: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques and Methods 1–D3, 51 p. + 8 attachments; accessed April 10, 2006, at http://pubs.water.usgs.gov/tm1d3

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: maximum recorded, 1,603 µS/cm on Dec. 12, 2016; minimum, 106 uS/cm, Mar. 15, 2010. WATER TEMPERATURE: maximum recorded, 25.1 °C, July 5, 2013; minimum, 0.0 °C, many days during winter periods.