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Water-Year Summary for Site 01115190

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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
01115190 DOLLY COLE BROOK AT OLD DANIELSON PARK AT SOUTH FOSTER, RI
LOCATION - Lat 41°49'20", long 71°42'03" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Providence County, RI, Hydrologic Unit 01090004, on right bank 1,000 ft downstream from bridge on State Route 6, and at South Foster.
DRAINAGE AREA - 4.90 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1993 to 2007; 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage sensor and recorder with specific conductance and water temperature water-quality monitor and cellular telephone telemeter.
COOPERATION - Providence Water (Providence Water Supply Board).
REMARKS - Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, and those below 1.0 cfs, which are poor.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: February 2000 to May 2001, October 2001 to September 2006, February 2009 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: February 2000 to May 2001, October 2001 to September 2006, July 2009 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Specific conductance and water temperature water-quality monitor February 2000 to September 2006. Water temperature monitor since February 2009; specific conductance monitor since July 2009.
REMARKS -

EXTREMES FOR 2017 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 27.8 °C on July 21, 2017; Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C on Dec. 10, 2016, and many days throughout winter. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 637 µS/cm on Dec. 12, 2016; Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 82 µS/cm on Sept. 7, 2017. Daily records for water temperature are excellent except for records from July to September 2017, which are fair. Daily records for specific conductance are excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2017/01/04, 2017/01/09 to 2017/01/12, 2017/01/16 to 2017/01/17, 2017/01/19, 2017/01/23 to 2017/01/24, 2017/01/30 to 2017/02/24, 2017/02/27 to 2017/04/01, 2017/04/05 to 2017/04/06, 2017/04/08 to 2017/05/04, 2017/05/20 to 2017/07/06, 2017/09/05 to 2017/09/17, 2017/10/30 to 2017/11/09, 2017/11/12 to 2017/11/21, 2017/12/07, 2017/12/14, 2017/12/23, 2017/12/25 to 2018/01/12, 2018/02/03 to 2018/02/04, 2018/02/08 to 2018/02/10, 2018/02/19 to 2018/02/20, 2018/02/22 to 2018/03/02, and 2018/03/09 to 2018/05/07 which are good.

EXTREMES FOR 2016 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 28.4 °C on Aug. 12, 2016; Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C on Jan. 05, 2016, and many days throughout winter. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 269 µS/cm on Dec. 29, 2015; Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 87 µS/cm on Jan. 10, 2016. Daily records for water temperature are rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges:2015/10/01 to 2015/10/05 and 2016/07/03 to 2016/07/26 which are good. Daily records for specific conductance are rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges:2015/12/29 2016/01/05 to 2016/01/10, 2016/01/16, 2016/02/16, 2016/05/30, 2016/06/04 to 2016/07/14, 2016/08/22, and 2016/08/30 to 2016/09/30 which are good.

EXTREMES FOR 2015 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 27.4 °C on Jul. 20, 2015; Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C on Mar. 19 and 23, 2015. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 459 µS/cm on Nov. 26, 2014; Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 76 µS/cm on Sept. 30, 2015. Daily records for water temperature are rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2014/10/02 to 2014/10/10, and 2014/10/14 to 2014/10/15 which are good; 2015/08/01 to 2015/09/30 which are fair; and 2015/07/14 to 2015/07/31 which are poor. Daily records for specific conductance are rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges:2014/10/02 to 2014/10/05, 2014/10/16, 2014/10/22 to 2014/10/23, 2014/11/02, 2014/12/09 to 2014/12/11, 2015/01/12, 2015/01/18, 2015/01/24, 2015/02/22, 2015/03/04 to 2015/03/07, 2015/03/10 to 2015/03/15, 2015/03/18 to 2015/03/26, 2015/04/20, 2015/06/01, 2015/06/12 to 2015/06/15, 2015/06/19 to 2015/08/01, 2015/08/03 to 2015/08/04, 2015/09/30 which are good; and 2014/11/03 to 2014/11/05 which are poor.

EXTREMES FOR 2014 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 26.6 °C on Jul. 3, 2014; Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C, Nov. 20 and 21, 2013. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 257 µS/cm on Dec. 15, 2013; Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 62 µS/cm on Mar. 30, 2014. Records for water temperature are rated as excellent, except for records in the following daily ranges which are rated as good: 2013/10/01 to 2013/10/24, 2013/10/27 to 2013/10/28, 2013/10/31 to 2013/11/04, 2013/11/06 to 2013/11/08, 2013/11/10, 2013/11/17 to 2013/11/19, 2013/11/27, 2013/12/06, 2014/01/12 to 2014/01/21, 2014/02/02, 2014/06/02 to 2014/06/22, 2014/08/29 to 2014/08/30, 2014/09/04, and 2014/09/07 to 2014/09/09; the following daily ranges which are rated as fair: 2014/06/23 to 2014/07/10, 2014/07/18 to 2014/08/28, 2014/08/31 to 2014/09/03, and 2014/09/05 to 2014/09/06, and the following daily ranges which are rated as poor: 2013/11/21, and 2014/07/11 to 2014/07/17. Records for specific conductance are rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2013/11/21, 2014/01/06, 2014/02/13, 2014/02/19, 2014/03/14, 2014/03/29 to 2014/03/30, 2014/04/23, 2014/05/16 to 2014/05/17, 2014/05/21 to 2014/08/07, and 2014/08/13 to 2014/08/15 which are rated as good.

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 - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum recorded, 1,130 uS/cm, Dec. 16, 2005; minimum, 56 uS/cm, Aug. 10, 2012. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 28.9°C, July 19, 20, 2013; minimum, 0.0°C for many days throughout the period of record.