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Water-Year Summary for Site 01115114

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01115114 RUSH BROOK NEAR ELMDALE ROAD NEAR NORTH SCITUATE, RI
LOCATION - Lat 41°50'15", long 71°36'45" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Providence County, RI, Hydrologic Unit 01090004, near Elmdale Road, 1.5 mi northwest of North Scituate.
DRAINAGE AREA - 4.70 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1993 to 2006, 2009; continuous records March 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Data Collection Platform with telephone telemeter. Datum of gage is 297.19 ft above NAVD 1988, estimated from topographic map.
COOPERATION - Providence Water (Providence Water Supply Board).
REMARKS - Records fair except those for discharges greater than 150 cfs and those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - Water temperature: February 2009 to current year. Specific conductance: February 2009 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water temperature and specific conductance monitor since February 2009. Miscellaneous water-quality measurements, January 2009 to current year.
REMARKS -

EXTREMES FOR 2019 WATER-YEAR: 
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 25.7°C on Aug. 19, 2019. Minimum instantaneous water temperature: -0.1 °C on Jan. 07, 2019 and many days throughout the winter.

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 438 µS/cm on Feb. 13, 2019. Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 36 µS/cm on Apr. 27, 2019.

EXTREMES FOR 2018 WATER-YEAR: 
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 26.2°C on Sept 06, 2018. Minimum instantaneous water temperature: -0.2 °C on Jan. 12, 2018 and many days throughout the winter (rated poor).

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 614 µS/cm on Feb. 07, 2018. Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 49 µS/cm on Jan. 13, 2018.

Specific conductance records rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2017/11/14, 2018/01/14, 2018/03/03 to 2018/03/04, 2018/03/25 to 2018/04/16, 2018/04/22 to 2018/04/25 which are good; 2018/04/17 to 2018/04/21, 2018/04/26 to 2018/05/15 which are fair; 2018/01/15, 2018/05/16 to 2018/05/21, 2018/01/16 which are poor.

EXTREMES FOR 2017 WATER-YEAR: 
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 25.3°C on Aug. 22, 2017. Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C on Dec. 10, 2016, and many days throughout the winter (rated poor).

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 606 µS/cm on Mar. 14, 2017. Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 96 µS/cm on May 05, 2017.

Water temperature records rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2017/01/27 to 2017/03/09 which are fair; 2016/11/18 to 2017/01/26, 2017/05/23 to 2017/09/18, 2016/10/01 to 2016/11/17 which are poor.

Specific conductance records rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2016/10/01 to 2016/11/17, 2016/11/30 to 2017/03/09, 2017/04/28, 2017/05/06 to 2017/05/08, 2017/05/14 to 2017/05/20, 2017/06/14 to 2017/06/16, 2017/06/18 to 2017/07/19 which are good.

EXTREMES FOR 2016 WATER-YEAR: 
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 27.5 °C on Jul. 26, 2016. Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C on Jan. 04, 2016, and many days throughout the winter.

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 491 µS/cm on Oct. 02, 2015. Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 91µS/cm on Jan. 10, 2016.

Specific conductance records rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2016/04/13 to 2016/04/26, 2016/05/02, 2010/05/05, 2016/05/24 to 2016/06/01 which are good; 2016/04/27 to 2016/05/01, 2016/05/03 to 2016/05/04, and 2016/05/06 to 2016/05/13, 2016/06/02 to 2016/06/09 which are fair; and 2015/10/01 to 2015/11/16, 2016/05/14 to 2016/05/17, 2016/06/10 to 2016/07/13 which are poor.

EXTREMES FOR 2015 WATER-YEAR:
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 28.0 °C on Sept. 09, 2015 (new extreme for period of record). Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C on Nov. 21, 2014, and many days throughout the winter.

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 464 µS/cm on Mar. 4, 2015. Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 63 µS/cm on Dec. 9, 2014.

Water temperature records rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2014/10/17 to 2014/10/20, 2014/11/21 to 2014/11/22, 2014/12/21 to 2015/01/29, 2015/03/12, 2015/05/15 to 2015/05/23, and 2015/07/30 to 2015/08/17 which are good; 2014/10/21 to 2014/11/12, 2015/05/24 to 2015/06/02, and 2015/08/18 to 2015/09/05 which are fair; and 2015/06/03 to 2015/07/15 and 2015/09/09 to 2015/09/30 which are poor.

Specific conductance records rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2014/11/13 to 2014/11/19, 2015/03/26 to 2015/03/28, 2015/04/03 to 2015/04/04, 2015/04/20 to 2015/05/07, 2015/08/12 to 2015/08/13, and 2015/08/27 to 2015/09/10 which are good; 2014/11/20 to 2014/11/23 which are fair; and 2014/11/24 to 2015/01/29 which are poor.

EXTREMES FOR 2014 WATER-YEAR::
WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 26.3 °C on Sept. 6, 2014. Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C on Nov. 24, 2013, and many days throughout the winter.

SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 467 µS/cm on Feb. 14, 2014. Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 57 µS/cm on Mar. 30, 2014.

Water temperature records rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2013/10/01 to 2013/10/03, 2014/03/25, 2014/03/27, and 2014/04/16 to 2014/05/16 which are good; 2014/05/17 to 2014/05/31 which are fair; and 2014/06/01 to 2014/03/03 which are poor.

Specific conductance records rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2013/10/01 to 2013/11/27, 2013/11/29 to 2013/12/23, 2013/12/25 to 2013/12/29, 2014/01/01 to 2014/01/06, 2014/01/08 to 2014/01/11, 2014/01/19 to 2014/03/26, 2014/03/31, and 2014/08/17 to 2014/09/03 which are rated good; 2014/03/27 to 2014/03/30 and 2014/04/01 to 2014/04/07 which are rated fair; and 2014/04/08 to 2014/05/14 which are rated poor.

EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded 28.0 C, Sept. 09, 2015; minimum recorded -0.2 C, Jan. 12, 2018 and many days throughout winter periods (rated poor). SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded 614 uS/cm, Feb. 07, 2018; minimum recorded 32 uS/cm, Mar. 30, 2010.