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USGS 01117430 PAWCATUCK RIVER AT KENYON, RI

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION--Lat 41° 26’46", long 71° 37’18", Washington County, Hydrologic Unit 01090005, at bridge on State Route 2, 0.2 mi east of Kenyon..
DRAINAGE AREA--72.7 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--November 1957 to July 1960, August 2002 to December 2004, March 2007 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with telephone telemeter. Datum of gage is 85 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
COOPERATION BY--Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.

ICE EFFECTS ON STREAMFLOW During winter, ice formation in streams can cause stage and corresponding discharge values to appear higher than expected during periods of no precipitation. Ice effects from partial ice cover or shore ice may be minor, where stage and discharge appear to increase at night and decrease to base-line conditions around midday for one or more days. Major ice effects from complete ice cover appear as constantly increasing stage and discharge over several days during prolonged cold periods. Stage and discharge values for streams experiencing minor ice effects will continue to be displayed on the web to enable the user to estimate the approximate base-line discharges. Note that this method of estimation should only be used when no runoff occurs. During periods of major ice effects, display of discharge data on the web will be temporarily discontinued to prevent misuse of erroneous discharge data. The discharge record will resume when it is determined that ice conditions are no longer present. Display of stage data during periods of minor and major ice effects will continue to be displayed on the web. Daily mean discharges will be estimated for all periods of ice-effected discharges.

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2002-08-06  2020-04-02
2007-10-01  2020-04-02







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 280 04-02-2020   09:15 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Apr 2 based on 18 water years of record more
Min
(2012)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Apr 2
75th
percen-
tile
Mean Max
(2010)
96.5 171 276 280 383 420 2390


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.62 04-02-2020   09:15 EDT
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