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USGS 01109730 BLACKSTONE RIVER, W. MAIN ST., AT MILLBURY, MA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION--Lat 42o11'20", long 71o45'56", Worcester County, Hydrologic Unit 01090003, on right bank, approximately 20 ft downstream from West Main Street bridge, 2 mi downstream from Kettle Brook, and 2.5 mi downstream from effluent discharge channel of Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District waste-water treatment plant, at Millbury, MA.
DRAINAGE AREA--71.4 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--July 2002 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 379.35 ft above NAVD 1988, estimated from topographic map. Prior to May 4, 2020, datum of gage reported as 380 ft above NGVD 1929, estimated from topographic map.
REMARKS--Flows affected by effluent releases from Upper Blackstone Waste-Water Treatment Plant located approximately 2.5 mi upstream from gage. High flows may include diversion flood flows through Kettle Brook diversion system with mouth located approximately 2.0 mi upstream from gage.
COOPERATION--Upper Blackstone Water Pollution Abatement District

Photo of Blackstone River gage shelter at Millbury
Photo of Blackstone River control section under W. Main Street bridge
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This station managed by the Northborough MA Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2002-07-25  2021-10-21
2007-10-01  2021-10-21







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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 170 10-21-2021   17:00 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 21 based on 19 water years of record more
Min
(2018)
25th
percen-
tile
Median 75th
percen-
tile
Mean Most Recent
Instantaneous
Value Oct 21
Max
(2017)
54.1 93 117 135 151 170 527


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.37 10-21-2021   17:00 EDT
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