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USGS 01102345 SAUGUS RIVER AT SAUGUS IRONWORKS AT SAUGUS, MA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION--Lat 42o28'05", long 71o00'27", Essex County, Hydrologic Unit 01090001, on left bank 20 ft upstream from Bridge Street and opposite from Saugus Ironworks National Historic Site, at Saugus, Mass.
DRAINAGE AREA--20.8 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Stage and discharge, March 1994 to current year; water temperature and specific conductance, October 2001 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with telephone telemeter. Datum of gage is 14.20 ft above NAVD 1988, estimated from topographic map. Datum previously reported as 15 ft above NGVD 1929, estimated from topographic map.
REMARKS--There is evidence of seasonal regulation by ponds upstream.
--Weather data collected by the meteorological station at the museum is provided for informational purposes only. The location of the station does not meet the strict installation requirements for weather stations established by the National Weather Service.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Massachusetts Department of Conservationand Recreation, Office of Water Resources.

Photo of Saugus River near gage location
Photo of Saugus Ironworks National Historic Site
Photo of Meteorological Station at Museum

Boating safety tips
This station managed by the Northborough MA Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
1993-10-01  2021-10-21
2007-10-01  2021-10-21







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 29.7 10-21-2021   16:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 21 based on 27 water years of record more
Min
(2014)
25th
percen-
tile
Median 75th
percen-
tile
Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Oct 21
Mean Max
(1997)
1.15 4.5 9 22 29.7 45 812


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.24 10-21-2021   16:00 EDT
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