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Water-Year Summary for Site 012095493

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00060 Discharge(Mean)  

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

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2020
012095493 RIDGEFIELD BROOK AT SHIELDS LANE AT RIDGEFIELD, CT
LOCATION - Lat 41°18'50.72", long 73°29'34.42" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Fairfield County, CT, Hydrologic Unit 01100006, 300 ft above Taylors Pond on right bank 35 ft upstream from bridge on Shields Lane.
DRAINAGE AREA - 3.39 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR US-11-1: 2004, 2006, 2007 (P).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - March 2003 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 565 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map. Satellite telemetry at station.
REMARKS -
  • Water Year 2019: Records good except for periods of painting stages from 2/6/19 - 5/20/19 or beaver activity and backwater from debris from 8/12/19 - 10/16/19, which are fair and for periods of estimated discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2018: Records fair including periods of estimated discharge.
  • Water Year 2017: Records fair except for periods of estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
  • Water Year 2016: Records good except for periods of estimated daily discharges, which are fair.
  • Water Year 2015: 10/1/14 - 12/31/14, Records good except for periods of estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 1/1/15 - 9/3/15, records fair except for periods of estimated daily discharges, which are poor. 9/4/15 - 9/30/15, records good.
  • Water Year 2014: Records good except for periods of estimated daily discharges, which are poor.

  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - The lowest daily mean for the period of record also occurred on July 7, 2010 but may have been lower during a period of missing record from Sep. 16-30, 2010. The instantaneous low flow for the period of record is 0.13 ft³/s and occurred July 5, 6, 7, and 8, 2010 but may have been lower during a period of missing record from Sep. 16-30, 2010.