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USGS 01118500 PAWCATUCK RIVER AT WESTERLY, RI

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LOCATION--Lat 41°23’01", long 71°50’01", Washington County, Hydrologic Unit 01090005, on left bank at Westerly, 2.1 mi downstream from Shunock River.
DRAINAGE AREA--295 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: November 1940 to current year.
Water-quality records: Water years 1953, 1963, 1976–2002.
REVISED RECORDS--WSP 1051: drainage area.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 2.68 ft below NAVD 1988, from survey. Datum of gage previously reported as 1.76 ft below NGVD 1929.
REMARKS--Records good except those for estimated daily discharge, which are fair. Many days are adjusted for tidal backwater, which lasts as much as 4 hours during times of high tide. Diurnal fluctuation at low flow prior to 1962 by mills upstream; regulation much greater prior to 1958. Diversion upstream for municipal supply of Westerly.
COOPERATION BY--Rhode Island Water Resources Board

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Available Parameters Available Period
  
2019-03-19  2020-08-25
1990-10-01  2021-05-14
2007-10-01  2021-05-14
2019-03-19  2020-08-22
2019-03-19  2020-08-25
2019-03-25  2020-08-22
2019-03-19  2020-08-25
2019-03-19  2020-08-25
2019-03-19  2020-08-25
2019-03-19  2020-08-17







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 553 05-14-2021   22:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for May 14 based on 80 water years of record more
Min
(1986)
25th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value May 14
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(2006)
285 512 553 686 748 895 2460


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.00 05-14-2021   22:00 EDT
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