USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
011230695 SHETUCKET RIVER AT TAFTVILLE, CONN.
LOCATION - Lat 41°34'12.01", long 72°02'46.48" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, New London County, CT, Hydrologic Unit 01100002, on right bank at Ponemah Mills, 900 ft. upstream from Rte. 169 bridge, .9 mi. upstream of confluence with Quinebaug River, at Taftville, CT.
DRAINAGE AREA - 512 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge: October 1989 to March 1997, March 2001 to September 2001, October 2007 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 19.12 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - The maximum peak stage of 16.05 ft. on March 31, 2010 was affected by backwater from confluence with Quinebaug River downstream of gage. The instantaneous low flow of 21 ft³/s on Sep. 25, 1993 was the result of regulation from Taftville Dam 0.2 mi. upstream.
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2001 to September 2001, October 2007 to current year.