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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
01116000 SOUTH BRANCH PAWTUXET RIVER AT WASHINGTON, RI
LOCATION - Lat 41°41'24", long 71°33'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Kent County, RI, Hydrologic Unit 01090004, on right bank, 150 ft downstream from South Main Street at Washington, and 0.9 mi upstream from outlet of Tiogue Lake.
DRAINAGE AREA - 62.8 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR-MA-RI-03-1: Drainage area; WDR-MA-RI-1995-1, annual peak discharge and gage height.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge: October 1940 to current year. Water-quality records: Water years 1955-1956, 1963.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 217.76 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
COOPERATION - Rhode Island Water Resources Board.
REMARKS - Records good except those for estimated daily discharge, which are poor. Flow regulated by Flat River Reservoir 2.3 mi upstream, usable capacity, 250,000,000 ft³, and other smaller reservoirs. Prior to May 1972, diversion from Carr Pond for municipal supply of Coventry, Warwick, and West Warwick.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water-quality records: Water years 1955-1956, 1963.