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USGS 01115187 PONAGANSET RIVER AT SOUTH FOSTER, RI

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION.--Lat 41o49'07", long 71o42'20", Providence County, RI, Hydrologic Unit 01090004, on left bank, 5 ft downstream from bridge on Elmdale Road, on Rams Tail Road, 0.4 mi upstream from Barden Reservoir, and 0.3 mi south of South Foster.
DRAINAGE AREA.--14.0 mi2.

WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--March 1994 to current year.

GAGE.--Data Collection Platform with telephone telemeter. Datum of gage is 354.20 ft above NAVD 1988, estimated from topographic map. Datum of gage previously reported as 350 ft above NGVD 1929, estimated from topographic map.

WATER-QUALITY RECORDS

PERIOD OF RECORD.--February 2000 to May 2001, October 2001 to September 2006, and February 2009 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION.--Water temperature and specific conductance monitor.

COOPERATION BY.-- Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and Providence Water Supply Board

NOTE.--The precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Time series of 15-minute or cumulative daily values WILL NOT be available for retrieval following the 120-display period. Although the instrumentation is calibrated at least once/year, the temporary classification means that documented routine inspections and other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies.



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Available Parameters Available Period
  
2009-02-05  2020-07-08
2009-10-01  2020-07-08
2013-10-01  2020-07-08
1994-03-23  2020-07-08
2007-10-01  2020-07-08
2009-02-05  2020-07-08







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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 24.9 07-08-2020   19:00 EDT
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Temperature, air, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 26.0 07-08-2020   19:00 EDT
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Precipitation, total, inches, [Rainfall]

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.00 07-08-2020   19:00 EDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.79 07-08-2020   19:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 8 based on 26 water years of record more
Min
(2010)
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Jul 8
25th
percen-
tile
Median 75th
percen-
tile
Mean Max
(1998)
0.64 0.79 1.8 3.4 6.2 8.1 52.0


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.38 07-08-2020   19:00 EDT
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Specific conductance, water, unfiltered, microsiemens per centimeter at 25 degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 112 07-08-2020   19:00 EDT
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