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USGS 01101000 PARKER RIVER AT BYFIELD, MA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION--Lat 42°45’10", long 70°56’46", Essex County, Hydrologic Unit 01090001, on left bank 1,400 ft downstream from dam, 0.5 mi south of Byfield, 0.7 mi upstream from Wheeler Brook, and 5.5 mi southwest of Newburyport.  
DRAINAGE AREA--21.3 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: October 1945 to current year. October 1945 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1301.
Water-quality records: Water years 2003–04.
REVISED RECORDS--WDR MA-RI-84-1: Drainage area; WDR MA-RI-00-1: 1999.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 22.68 ft above NAVD 1988, from levels by Massachusetts Department of Public Works. Datum previously reported as 23.46 ft above NGVD 1929, from levels by Massachusetts Department of Public Works.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.

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Available Parameters Available Period
  
1990-10-01  2021-10-21
2007-10-01  2021-10-21







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 12.9 10-21-2021   16:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 21 based on 75 water years of record more
Min
(1998)
25th
percen-
tile
Median Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Oct 21
75th
percen-
tile
Mean Max
(1997)
0.09 2.1 5.2 12.9 19 24 645


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.73 10-21-2021   16:30 EDT
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