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Water-Year Summary for Site 01054500

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Water year 2019: 2018-10-01 to 2019-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
LOCATION - Lat 44°33'07", long 70°32'39" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Oxford County, ME, Hydrologic Unit 01040002, on right bank below lower power plant of NewPage Corp. in Rumford, and 1,000 ft upstream from Swift River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 2,068 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR ME-86-1: Drainage area. WDR ME-97-1: 1893-1935(M) 1937-79(M).
PERIOD OF RECORD - DISCHARGE: May 1892 to current year. Fragmentary record only May 1892 to October 1895, published in WSP 27. Monthly discharge only October 1903 to September 1904, published in WSP 1301.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 420.00 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Aug. 1, 1937 to Nov. 19, 1979, nonrecording gages in pond above dam and in tailrace of upper plant. Prior to Aug. 1, 1937, nonrecording gages in pond and tailrace of middle plant.
COOPERATION - Prior to Nov. 19, 1979, records furnished by Rumford Falls Power Co.
REMARKS - Prior to Nov. 19, 1979, discharge computed from flow over dams and through wheels. Flow regulated by Rangeley, Mooselookmeguntic, Richardson, Aziscohos, and Umbagog Lakes, with final regulation at Errol Dam 70 mi upstream.
  • Water Year 2018: No estimated daily discharges. Records good.
  • Water Year 2017: No estimated daily discharges. Records good.
  • Water Year 2016: Records good, including period of no gage-height record, July 27-28.
  • Water Year 2015: Records good, including period of no gage-height record, May 7-8.
  • Water Year 2014: No estimated daily discharges. Records good.
  • EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Maximum discharge, 74,000 ft³/s, Mar. 20, 1936, gage height unknown; minimum daily discharge, 625 ft³/s, Mar. 27, 1911.