USGS Water-Year Summary 2021
01198125 HOUSATONIC RIVER NEAR ASHLEY FALLS, MA
LOCATION - Lat 42°04'29", long 73°20'02" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Berkshire County, MA, Hydrologic Unit 01100005, 2.5 mi downstream from Soda Creek, 3.1 mi upstream from Konkapot River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 465 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD - Discharge: March 1994 to September 1996 (published by Massachusetts office, New England Water Science Center), September 2007 to current year. 1991 to 1993, 1996 to 2007 (gage heights and discharge measurements only).
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 635.64 ft. above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to September 2007, at datum 1.00 ft. lower. Satellite telemetry at station.
COOPERATION - Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
PERIOD OF RECORD - October 1991 to current year.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - Suspended-sediment concentration: March 1994 to September 1996. Suspended-sediment discharge: March 1994 to September 1996.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD - Suspended-sediment concentration: Maximum daily mean, 131 mg/L, Jan. 20, 1996, minimum daily mean, 1 mg/L on many days. Suspended-sediment discharge: Maximum daily, 1,690 tons, Jan. 28, 1996, minimum daily 0.41 tons, Aug. 25, 1995.