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Water-Year Summary for Site 01115276

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

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
01115276 WESTCONNAUG STREAM AT PLAINFIELD PIKE, RI
LOCATION - Lat 41°47'07", long 71°40'04" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Providence County, RI, Hydrologic Unit 01090004, Lat 41°47'07", long 71°40'04" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Providence County, Hydrologic Unit 01090004 on right bank approximately 150 ft downstream from culvert on Plainfield Pike near Clayville, RI.
DRAINAGE AREA - 5.18 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water years 1994-95, 2003, 2008 to current year; continuous records, April 2009 to current year.
GAGE - Water-level sensor and recorder since April, 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 and water temperature, April 2009 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION - Specific conductance and water temperature monitor since April 2009.
REMARKS - EXTREMES FOR 2016 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 27.4° C on Jul. 26, 2016. Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.1° C on Jan. 05, 19, 23, 2016, and Feb. 14, 2016. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 388 µS/cm on Dec. 29, 2015 (new extreme for period of record). Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 76 µS/cm on Jan. 10 and 11, 2016. Records for water temperature are rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2016/05/20 to 2016/06/24 rated as good; and 2016/06/25 to 2016/09/12 rated as fair. Records for specific conductance are rated as excellent. EXTREMES FOR 2015 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 24.9° C on Jul. 20, 2015. Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0° C on Jan. 8, 2015, and many days during the winter. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 386 µS/cm on Nov. 26, 2014. Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 70 µS/cm on Dec. 10, 2014. Records for water temperature are rated as excellent. Records for specific conductance are rated as excellent, except for the following daily ranges: 2015/01/18 and 2015/01/24 which are rated as good. EXTREMES FOR 2014 WATER-YEAR (min/max info): WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum instantaneous water temperature: 26.4° C on Jul. 23, 2014. Minimum instantaneous water temperature: 0.0° C on Dec. 17, 2014, Jan. 2, 3, 4, 2014. SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum instantaneous specific conductance: 203 µS/cm on Sept. 12, 2014. Minimum instantaneous specific conductance: 56 µS/cm on Mar. 30, 2014. Records for water temperature are rated as poor. Records for specific conductance are rated as good, except for the following daily ranges: 2014/07/02 to 2014/07/14, 2014/09/03 to 2014/09/04 which are rated fair; and 2013/10/01 to 2013/11/19 and 2014/09/05 to 2014/09/11 which are rated poor. 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, 386 uS/cm, Nov. 26, 2014; minimum, 42 uS/cm, Mar. 30, 2010. WATER TEMPERATURE: Maximum recorded, 29.0 °C, July 23, 2013 (rated as poor); minimum, -0.2 °C, Dec. 20, 2009 and many days during winter periods.