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Water-Year Summary for Site 01115184

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
01115184 SPRUCE BROOK NEAR NORTH SCITUATE, RI
LOCATION - Lat 41°47'19", long 71°37'14" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Providence County, RI, Hydrologic Unit 01090004, about 0.22 mi south of State Highway 14, 0.15 mi east of Wilbur Hollow Road, and 3 mi northeast of Clayville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 1.22 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Miscellaneous discharge measurements, water years 1994 to 2006; continuous records June 2009 to November 2014. Discharge record discontinued. Stage and water quality data continue to be collected.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with telephone telemeter.
COOPERATION - Providence Water (Providence Water Supply Board).
REMARKS - Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: May 2009 to current year. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: May 2009 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Water-temperature and specific conductance monitor.
REMARKS -

 

EXTREMES FOR 2015 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 29.4 °C on Jul. 20, 2015; Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.2 °C on Jan. 7 and 8, 2015. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 418 µS/cm on Sept. 30, 2015 (new extreme for period of record); Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 61 µS/cm on Dec. 09, 2014. Records for water temperature are rated as excellent except for the following daily ranges: 2014/12/20 to 2015/01/06, 2015/01/12 to 2015/01/13, 2015/01/15 to 2015/01/25, 2015/01/29 to 2015/01/30, 2015/02/01 to 2015/02/08, 2015/02/10 to 2015/02/12, 2015/02/18 to 2015/02/19, 2015/02/21 to 2015/03/08, 2015/03/20, 2015/04/15 to 2015/04/16, 2015/04/18 to 2015/05/02, 2015/05/27 to 2015/05/31, 2015/06/04 to 2015/06/18, 2015/06/20 to 2015/06/21, 2015/06/28, and 2015/08/24 to 2015/09/24 which are rated good; 2015/03/09 to 2015/03/19, 2015/03/21 to 2015/03/30, 2015/05/03 to 2015/05/06, 2015/06/19, 2015/06/22 to 2015/06/27, and 2015/06/29 to 2015/07/11 which are rated fair; and 2015/07/12 to 2015/07/16 which are rate poor. Records for specific conductance are rated as excellent except for the following daily ranges: 2014/10/01 to 2014/11/16, 2014/11/26 to 2014/11/27, 2014/11/30, 2014/12/09 to 2014/12/12, 2014/12/18 to 2014/12/19, 2014/12/24, 2015/01/04, 2015/01/12, 2015/01/18 to 2015/01/19, 2015/01/24 to 2015/01/25, 2015/02/22 to 2015/02/23, 2015/03/02, 2015/03/04 to 2015/03/07, 2015/03/09 to 2015/03/30, 2015/04/20 to 2015/04/22, 2015/05/03 to 2015/05/06, 2015/06/14, 2015/06/19 to 2015/06/21, 2015/06/24 to 2015/07/16, 2015/07/25 to 2015/07/26, 2015/08/04 to 2015/08/15, 2015/08/20 to 2015/08/26, 2015/08/28 to 2015/09/03, 2015/09/10 to 2015/09/17 which are rated good; 2014/12/23 which is rated fair; and 2014/12/20 to 2014/12/22, and 2014/12/28 which are rated poor.

EXTREMES FOR 2014 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 26.8 °C on Jul. 3, 2014; Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C on Nov. 24, 2013 and many days during the winter. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 366 µS/cm on Dec. 15, 2013; Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 47 µS/cm on Mar. 30, 2014. Records for water temperature are rated as excellent except for the following daily ranges: 2013/10/01 to 2013/10/30, 2013/11/24 to 2013/11/25, 2013/12/13 to 2013/12/21, and 2013/12/24 to 2014/03/18 which are rated as good; 2013/10/31 to 2013/11/18 which are rated as fair. Records for specific conductance are rated as excellent except for the following daily ranges: 2013/10/01 to 2013/11/27, 2013/11/30 to 2013/12/30, 2014/01/01 to 2014/01/05, 2014/01/07 to 2014/01/15, 2014/02/12 to 2014/02/21, 2014/02/25 to 2014/03/18, 2014/03/31 to 2014/04/01, 2014/04/15 to 2014/04/17, 2014/04/30 to 2014/05/08, 2014/06/11 to 2014/06/13, and 2014/06/17 to 2014/09/30 which are rated as good; and 2014/01/06 and 2014/03/30 which are rated as fair.

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 RECORD - WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 31.0 °C, July 22, 2011; minimum, 0.0 °C, Jan 16, 2012 and many other days throughout each winter. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded, 418 ┬ÁS/cm on Sept. 30, 2015; minimum, 23 uS/cm, Mar. 30, 2010.