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Available Parameters
00010 Temperature, water(Max.,Min.,Mean)  
00060 Discharge(Mean)  
00065 Gage height(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
01193500 SALMON RIVER NEAR EAST HAMPTON, CT
LOCATION - Lat 41°33'08", long 72°26'59" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Middlesex County, CT, Hydrologic Unit 01080205, on left bank at State Rt. 16 Bridge, 450 ft downstream from New London-Middlesex County line, 300 ft downstream from Comstock Bridge, 0.7 mi downstream from Dickinson Creek, and 3.5 mi southeast of East Hampton.
DRAINAGE AREA - 100 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 1201: 1929. WDR CT-78-1: 1976 (P). WDR CT-83-1: Drainage area. WDR CT-04-1: Latitude.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - July 1928 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 64.38 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to August 26, 1974, at site 500 ft upstream at datum 5.12 ft higher; from August 26, 1974 to May 6, 1980, at site 500 ft upstream at datum 2.13 ft higher; from May 6, 1980 to June 24, 1987 at site 200 ft upstream at datum 0.67 ft lower. Satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS - Slight regulation at low flow by ponds upstream. The maximum peak stage of 14.40 ft. on June 6, 1982 was at site and datum then in use.
  • Water Year 2019: Records good except for periods of estimated discharges and the period Oct. 1- Oct. 11, which are fair.
  • Water Year 2018: Records good except for periods of estimated discharges and the period May 15 - Sept. 30, which are fair.
  • Water Years 2014-2017: Records good except for periods of estimated discharges, which are fair.
  • WATER-QUALITY RECORDS
    PERIOD OF RECORD - September 1953, April 1954, October 1960 to September 1961, June 1968 to current year.
    PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: March 1975 to September 1993. pH: December 1984 to September 1992. WATER TEMPERATURES: March 1975 to April 1993. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: January 1985 to September 1992. SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: January 1982 to September 1986, October 1987 to September 1990. INSTANTANEOUS SUSPENDED-SEDIMENT DISCHARGE: March 1987 to September 1987.
    INSTRUMENTATION - Water-quality 2-channel mini-monitor March 1975 to September 1984, August 1993 to September 1993. Water-quality 4-channel mini-monitor October 1984 to April 1993.
    EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD -

    SPECIFIC CONDUCTANCE: Maximum, 233 microsiemens Aug. 2, 2016; minimum, 47 microsiemens September 26, 2018. pH: Maximum, 8.7 units July 14, 2018; minimum, 6.4 units Sept. 26, 2018. WATER TEMPERATURES: Maximum, 30.9°C August 14, 2016; minimum, -0.2°C on March 5, 2017. DISSOLVED OXYGEN: Maximum, 12 mg/L May 1, 2018; minimum 6.8 mg/L July 25, 2016.