USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
01111500 BRANCH RIVER AT FORESTDALE, RI
LOCATION - Lat 41°59'47", long 71°33'45" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Providence County, RI, Hydrologic Unit 01090003, on left bank 20 ft upstream from abandoned bridge site, 400 ft downstream from mill dam at Forestdale, 1 mi east of Slatersville, and 1.6 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA - 91.2 mi².
- WSP 2101: Drainage area.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge: September to December 1909 and January 1912 to July 1913 (gage heights only; published as "at Branch Village"), January 1940 to current year. Water-quality records: Water years 1954, 1968, 1979-2002.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Elevation of gage is 180 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Prior to July 28, 1913, non-recording gage at site 1 mi downstream at different datum.
COOPERATION - Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water-quality records: Water years 1954, 1968, 1979-2002.