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Water-Year Summary for Site 471457068353001

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Water year 2018: 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2018
471457068353001 ME-ARW890 Fort Kent, Maine
Sand and gravel aquifers (glaciated regions)
Ice-Contact Deposits, Pleistocene
LOCATION - Lat 47°14'57", long 68°35'30" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Aroostook County, ME, Hydrologic Unit 01010003, 0.25 mi southeast of the intersection of State Route 11 and 161 and U.S. Route 1, Fort Kent. Owner: U.S. Geological Survey.
REVISIONS HISTORY - WDR ME-84-1: 1980, 1981.
WELL CHARACTERISTICS - Depth 50.8 ft. Upper casing diameter 6 in; top of first opening 50 ft, bottom of last opening 50.8 ft. Drilled artesian observation well.
DATUM - Land-surface datum is 528.96 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Measuring point: Top of steel casing after extension, 0.38 ft above land-surface datum, Aug. 21, 2009 to present. Land-surface datum is 3.0 ft above the general land surface.
PERIOD OF RECORD - November 1976 to current year. Prior to Oct. 1990, daily mean data were published every fifth day.
GAGE - Electronic water-level recorder.
REMARKS - Water level affected by pumping. Gaps in record indicate missing data. Aquifer: Glacial sand and gravel (ice-contact deposits) of Pleistocene age.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Highest daily water level, 0.44 ft below land-surface datum, May 3, 2017. Sept. 23, 2003 to Aug. 21, 2009, at former datum, highest daily water level, overflowed on Apr. 27, 2008 to May 17, 2008, and Apr. 26, 2009 to May 2, 2009 (at a water level near 2.05 ft below land-surface datum). Prior to Sept. 2003, at former datum, highest daily water level, 0.52 ft below land-surface datum, May 2, 1984; lowest daily water level, 15.28 ft below land-surface datum, Jan. 22-23, 1979.