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USGS 01197500 HOUSATONIC RIVER NEAR GREAT BARRINGTON, MA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION--Lat 42° 13'54.9", long 73° 21'16.8", Berkshire County, Hydrologic Unit 01100005, on left bank at upstream side of highway bridge at Van Deusenville, 0.5 mi upstream from Williams River, and 2 mi north of Great Barrington.
DRAINAGE AREA--282 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: May 1913 to current year.
Water-quality records: Water years 1957–59, 1964, 1971, and 1980.
Suspended sediment records: Water years 1980, 1994–96 (discontinued).
REVISED RECORDS--WSP 415: 1913–14. WSP 781: 1928(M). WSP 1051: 1928, 1933. WSP 1301: 1914–15(M), 1917–27(M), 1929–31(M). WDR MA-RI-83-1: 1980(P), 1982(P). WDR MA-RI-84-1: drainage area.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 682.41 ft above NAVD 1988. Prior to May 11, 2020, datum listed as 683.04 ft above NGVD 1929. Prior to Oct. 1, 1931, non-recording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS--Regulation at low flow by powerplants upstream. High flow slightly affected by retarding reservoir since 1973.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.

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Available Parameters Available Period
  
1990-10-01  2020-07-10
2007-10-01  2020-07-10







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 122 07-10-2020   22:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Jul 10 based on 107 water years of record more
Min
(1930)
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Jul 10
25th
percen-
tile
Median Mean 75th
percen-
tile
Max
(1915)
61.0 122 154 204 277 288 3370


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.87 07-10-2020   22:30 EDT
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