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 First Herring Brook Watershed Initiative

Tan Brook: Country Way, Scituate
    Drainage area: 0.02 square miles
    Weather Station: Scituate, MA
    Group: First Herring Brook Watershed Initiative
    Description: This site was established in 2005 to determine inputs from the Tan Brook tributary to First Herring Brook surface water supplies. As of May 2011, this site is no longer being monitored.


Discharge Chart(s)
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Discharge chart for Tan Brook, Country Way,  
Scituate
4/21/2011 thru 5/21/2011

River Instream Flow Stewards Chart, www.rifls.org

NOTE: DATA ARE PROVISIONAL AND SUBJECT TO REVISION. Some extreme high flows may not be displayed on the discharge chart if the staff gage is not calibrated for those flows. Currently the rating curve at this site is calibrated to cover stages up to 1.3 feet and discharge up to 11.3 cubic feet per second.

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Dates   From:   To:  
Include Precipitation? Yes      No
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Period of Record:   08/13/2005 - 05/21/2011


Depth Chart
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Depth chart for Tan Brook, Country Way, Scituate4/21/2011 thru 5/21/2011

River Instream Flow Stewards Chart, www.rifls.org

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Period of Record:   08/13/2005 - 05/21/2011


Flow Measurement Data
Stage/Depth (feet) Discharge (cubic feet per second) Measurement Date
0.34  0.19  09/21/2005 
0.3  0.05  09/29/2005 
0.59  1.3  10/28/2005 
0.58  1.59  12/02/2005 
0.38  0.31  04/12/2006 
1.27  10.5  05/16/2006 
0.79  04/28/2007 
0.59  0.05  10/24/2008 
0.72  0.4  10/16/2009 
0.6  0.16  10/08/2010 
0.71  0.45  05/26/2011 



Maps & Photographs

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Tan brook - algae and apparent soap scum. Stage height 0.72: 5/7/2011

Tan brook - algae and apparent soap scum. Stage height 0.72
5/7/2011

Tan Brook algae: 5/7/2011

Tan Brook algae
5/7/2011

Tan brook algae, pic #3: 5/7/2011

Tan brook algae, pic #3
5/7/2011

Stage  height 0.82: 3/5/2011

Stage height 0.82
3/5/2011

STage height 0.72: 2/12/2011

STage height 0.72
2/12/2011

Tan Brook. Stream bed mostly dry.: 9/25/2010 10:40:00 AM

Tan Brook. Stream bed mostly dry.
9/25/2010 10:40:00 AM

Tan Brook, very slight flow.: 9/11/2010 1:20:00 PM

Tan Brook, very slight flow.
9/11/2010 1:20:00 PM

Tan Brook gage photo. Gage height 0.70.: 1/23/2010 3:15:00 PM

Tan Brook gage photo. Gage height 0.70.
1/23/2010 3:15:00 PM

Tan Brook. Gage height 0.75. Raining past 12 hrs.: 11/14/2009 1:20:00 PM

Tan Brook. Gage height 0.75. Raining past 12 hrs.
11/14/2009 1:20:00 PM

Tan Brook photo. Gage height 0.75. : 11/14/2009 1:20:00 PM

Tan Brook photo. Gage height 0.75.
11/14/2009 1:20:00 PM

Tan Brook gage at 0.74 stage height: 5/9/2009

Tan Brook gage at 0.74 stage height
5/9/2009

Tan Brook, 3/1/08: 3/1/2008 11:00:00 AM

Tan Brook, 3/1/08
3/1/2008 11:00:00 AM

Tan Brook, scituate: 8/25/2007 4:10:00 PM

Tan Brook, scituate
8/25/2007 4:10:00 PM

Tan Brook, Scituate. Dry bed downstream of gage.: 8/25/2007 4:10:00 PM

Tan Brook, Scituate. Dry bed downstream of gage.
8/25/2007 4:10:00 PM

Tan Brook, Scituate, looking upstream of gage on other side of Country Way culvert.: 8/25/2007 4:10:00 PM

Tan Brook, Scituate, looking upstream of gage on other side of Country Way culvert.
8/25/2007 4:10:00 PM

Perched culvert at DS side of Country Way.: 8/8/2006 1:00:00 PM

Perched culvert at DS side of Country Way.
8/8/2006 1:00:00 PM

Low flow downstream of Country Way culvert (with basketball).: 8/8/2006 1:00:00 PM

Low flow downstream of Country Way culvert (with basketball).
8/8/2006 1:00:00 PM

Post-Mother's Day (06) high flow; 10.5 cfs.: 5/16/2006 10:30:00 AM

Post-Mother's Day (06) high flow; 10.5 cfs.
5/16/2006 10:30:00 AM

Culvert @ DS side of Country Way, post-Mother's Day high flow.: 5/16/2006 10:30:00 AM

Culvert @ DS side of Country Way, post-Mother's Day high flow.
5/16/2006 10:30:00 AM




For comments, suggestions, or new observations please contact: Michelle Craddock, Flow Restoration Specialist at michelle.craddock@state.ma.us