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Water-Year Summary for Site 01174565

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01174565 WEST BRANCH SWIFT RIVER NEAR SHUTESBURY, MA
LOCATION - Lat 42°27'18", long 72°22'56" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Franklin County, MA, Hydrologic Unit 01080204, on left bank, 2000 ft downstream from State Highway 202 and 1.4 mi east of Shutesbury.
DRAINAGE AREA - 12.6 mi².
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1983 to September 1985, April 1995 to current year.
GAGE - Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 539.44 ft above NAVD 1988, estimated from topographic map. Datum previously reported as 540 ft above NGVD 1929, estimated from topographic map.
COOPERATION - Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Water Supply Protection, Office of Watershed Management.
REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2016: Records good, except for flows above 60 ft³/s, which are fair, periods of ice effect, Jan. 5-7, 12-29, Feb. 6-23, and period of doubtful stage-discharge relation, Apr. 14 to Sept. 30, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2015: Records good, except for periods of ice effect, Dec. 31, 2014 to Jan. 18, 21, 2015, Mar. 4, 6-8, 19, 22-23, 2015, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good, except those for estimated daily discharges and those for discharges greater than 300 ft³/s, which are poor.