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Water-Year Summary for Site 01196561

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01196561 MUDDY RIVER AT EAST WALLINGFORD, CT
LOCATION - Lat 41°26'08.19", long 72°46'46.17" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, New Haven County, CT, Hydrologic Unit 01100004, on west bank 200 feet below Mackenzie Reservoir Dam, 0.1 mi upstream from bridge on Northford Rd. in East Wallingford.
DRAINAGE AREA - 8.88 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR US-11-1: Drainage area.
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - January 2005 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 168.05 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS - The natural flow of Muddy River has been altered by flow diversion for municipal supply of Wallingford, CT. Flow regulated by Mackenzie Reservoir directly upstream.
  • Water Year 2020: Records good except for periods of flows below 2.0 ft³/s, which are poor, and estimated flows, which are fair.
  • Water Year 2019: Records good except for periods of flows below 1.0 ft³/s, which are poor, and estimated flows above 500 ft³/s, which are fair.
  • Water Year 2018: Records good except for periods of flows below 2.0 ft³/s, which are poor, and estimated flows above 500 ft³/s, which are fair.
  • Water Year 2017: Records good except for periods of flows below 1.0 ft³/s and periods of estimated discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2016: Records fair except for periods of flows below 1.0 ft³/s, which are poor.
  • Water Years 2014-2015: Records fair except for periods of flows below 1.0 ft³/s and periods of estimated discharges, which are poor.

  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Minimum daily discharge, 0.05 ft³/s (estimated), Oct. 25, 26, 2010; minimum instantaneous discharge, practically no flow as a result of regulation, Oct. 25, 26, 2010.