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Water year 2021: 2021-10-01 to 2022-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01117420 USQUEPAUG RIVER NEAR USQUEPAUG, RI
LOCATION - Lat 41°28'36", long 71°36'19" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Washington County, RI, Hydrologic Unit 01090005, on left bank at upstream side of Heaton Orchard Bridge on State Highway 2 in South Kingstown, 1.2 mi upstream from Chickasheen Brook, 1.8 mi south of Usquepaug, and 2.6 mi west of West Kingston.
DRAINAGE AREA - 36.1 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR MA-RI, water years 2001, 2006, 2007, 2010, annual peak discharges.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge: February 1958 to July 1960 in Rhode Island Water Resources Board Geologic Bulletin 13. December 1974 to current year. Water-quality records: Water years 1975-83.
GAGE - Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 80.38 ft above NAVD 1988, from State of Rhode Island benchmark. Datum of gage previously reported as 81.28 ft above NGVD 1929, from State of Rhode Island benchmark.
COOPERATION - Rhode Island Water Resources Board.
REMARKS - Records fair except those for discharges less than 20 cfs, greater than 500 cfs, and those for estimated daily discharge, which are poor. Flow affected at times by upstream irrigation.
WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - Water-quality records: Water years 1975-83.