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LOCATION--Lat 41° 45’03", long 71°
26’44", Providence County, Hydrologic Unit 01090004, on left
bank at Cranston, and 0.7 mi upstream from Pocasset River.
DRAINAGE AREA--200 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--December 1939 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS--WSP 971: 1940–42. WSP 1381: 1940–41(M). WDR-MA-NH-RI-VT-73-1: 1972 (adjusted monthly and yearly figures only).
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 7.16 ft above NAVD 1988, estimated from topographic map. Datum of gage previously reported as 8 ft above NGVD 1929, estimated from topographic map.
REMARKS--Flow regulated by powerplants and by Scituate Reservoir 13 mi upstream, Flat River Reservoir, and other reservoirs, combined usable capacity, about 6,000,000,000 cubic feet. Diversion from Scituate Reservoir for municipal supply of Providence, East Providence, North Providence, Cranston, Greenville, Johnston, East Smithfield, Smithfield, Warwick, West Warwick, Coventry, East Greenwich, and West Greenwich.
COOPERATION BY--Rhode Island Water Resources Board
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