USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
01124151 QUINEBAUG RIVER AT WEST THOMPSON, CT
LOCATION - Lat 41°56'36.84", long 71°53'58.55" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Windham County, CT, Hydrologic Unit 01100001, on left bank 350 ft downstream from old, abandoned concrete v-notch weir below West Thompson Dam.
DRAINAGE AREA - 172 mi².
- WDR CT-08-1: Instantaneous low flow.
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge: June 1966 to September 1989, October 2000 to September 2001, October 2002 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 289.34 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
EXTREMES OUTSIDE PERIOD OF RECORD - Flood of Aug. 19, 1955, reached a discharge of about 48,200 ft³/s, by comparison of peak flows at Quinebaug and Putnam, gage height, 20.1 ft from floodmarks.
PERIOD OF RECORD - May 2000 to Sept. 2001, June 2003 to Mar. 2006.