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Water-Year Summary for Site 01115275

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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
01115275 BEAR TREE BROOK NEAR CLAYVILLE, RI
LOCATION - Lat 41°46'57", long 71°40'31" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Providence County, RI, Hydrologic Unit 01090004, on left bank, 150 feet upstream of bridge on Rockland Cemetary Road, 0.4 mi north of Clayville.
DRAINAGE AREA - 0.62 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1994-95 and 2000-06; continuous records May 2009 to October 2014. Discharge record discontinued. Stage and water quality data continue to be collected.
GAGE - Water-level sensor and recorder since May, 2009.
COOPERATION - Providence Water (Providence Water Supply Board).
REMARKS - Records fair except those for estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: January 2000 to May 2001, October 2001 to May 2007, and May 2009 to current year. WATER TEMPERATURE: January 2000 to May 2001, October 2001 to May 2007, and May 2009 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Specific conductance and water temperature water-quality monitor January 2000 to September 2006, and May 2009 to current year.
REMARKS -

EXTREMES FOR 2019 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 22.6 °C on Aug. 22, 2018; Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C on Jan. 21, 2018, and many other days during the winter. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 339 µS/cm on Aug. 25, 2018; Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 78µS/cm on Jan. 24, 2018.

EXTREMES FOR 2018 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 21.0 °C on Jul. 03, 2018; Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.1 °C on Jan. 04, 2018, and many days throughout the winter.
SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 360 µS/cm on Oct. 23, 2017. Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 80 µS/cm on Oct. 30, 2017.

EXTREMES FOR 2017 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 23.5 °C on May 19, 2017; Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C on Dec. 11, 2016, and many other days during the winter. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 360 µS/cm on Sept. 25, 2017; Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 82 µS/cm on Oct. 21, 2016.

Records for water temperature records are rated as poor, except for the following daily ranges of 2017/09/25 through 2017/09/30 which are rated as excellent. Records for specific conductance records are rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2016/10/23, 2017/01/18, 2017/01/22 through 2017/01/24, 2017/03/28 through 2017/05/06, 2017/05/08 through 2017/05/11 which are rated good; and 2017/05/07 which is rated fair. 

EXTREMES FOR 2016 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 24.1 °C on Aug. 17, 2016 (new extreme for period of record); Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0 °C on Jan. 23, 2016 and many other days during the winter. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 383 µS/cm on Aug. 24, 2016; Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 82 µS/cm on Jan. 10, 2016.

Records for water temperature records are rated as poor. Records for specific conductance records are rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2015/11/10, 2015/11/11, 2015/11/13 through 2015/11/18, 2015/11/25 through 2016/01/05, 2016/01/1, 2016/01/12, 2016/02/18, 2016/02/26, 2016/03/16, 2016/04/03, 2016/04/05 through 2016/04/10, 2016/04/12 through 2016/04/15, 2016/04/17, 2016/04/19, 2016/04/22 through 2016/04/24, 2016/04/29, 2016/05/06 through 2016/05/26, 2016/05/31, 2016/08/12 through 2017/09/22 which are rated good; and  2016/01/07 through  2016/01/10 which are rate fair.

EXTREMES FOR 2015 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 22.7 °C on Jul. 21, 2015; Minimum instantaneous water temperature: -0.1 °C on Jan. 06, 08, 10, and 14, 2015. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 394 µS/cm on Sept. 10, 2015; Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 82 µS/cm on Dec. 09, 2014. Records for water temperature records are rated as good, except for the following daily ranges: 2014/11/13 to 2014/11/21, 2014/11/23 to 2014/11/24, and 2015/04/11 which are fair; and 2014/11/22, 2014/11/25 to 2015/01/22, and 2015/04/12 to 2015/05/19 which are poor. Records for specific conductance records are rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2014/11/21 to 2014/11/26, 2014/11/28 to 2014/12/09, 2014/12/11 to 2015/01/06, 2015/01/23 to 2015/03/04, 2015/03/06 to 2015/03/09, 2015/03/26 to 2015/03/27, 2015/04/03 to 2015/04/04, 2015/04/12 to 2015/04/14, and 2015/04/16 to 2015/05/19 which are good; 2015/01/07 to 2015/01/22 which are fair; and 2014/10/10 to 2014/10/11 which are poor.

EXTREMES FOR 2014 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 21.5 °C on Aug. 10, 2014; Minimum instantaneous water temperature: -0.1 °C on Mar. 3, 2014. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 411 µS/cm on Sept. 9, 2014; Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 63 µS/cm on Mar. 30, 2014. Records for water temperature records are rated as good, except for the daily range of 2014/05/26 to 2014/06/01 which are rated as fair, and the daily range of 2014/06/02 to 2014/07/10 which are rated as poor. Records for specific conductance records are rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges which are rated as good: 2013/10/20 to 2013/10/29,2013/10/31 to 2013/11/27, 2013/11/29 to 2013/12/06, 2013/12/08 to 2013/12/21, 2013/12/25 to 2013/12/29, 2013/12/31 to 2014/01/06, 2014/01/08 to 2014/01/11, 2014/01/16 to 2014/01/17, 2014/01/23 to 2014/02/02, 2014/02/05, 2014/03/27 to 2014/04/06, 2014/04/08 to 2014/04/09,2014/04/11 to 2014/05/05, 2014/06/05 to 2014/06/06, 2014/06/11, 2014/06/13 to 2014/06/15, 2014/06/26, 2014/06/30 to 2014/07/10, and 2014/08/13.

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, 614 uS/cm, Mar. 2, 2003; minimum, 52 uS/cm, June 7 and 8, 2013. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 24.1°C, Aug. 17, 2016; minimum, -0.1°C, many days throughout the winter portions of the record.