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West Branch Housatonic River: Wahconah Street, Pittsfield
    Drainage area: 23 square miles
    Weather Station: Pittsfield Airport
    Group: Housatonic Valley Association
    Description: This site was established in 2004 to assess the impacts of management of Pontoosuc Lake, upstream, on streamflow.


Discharge Chart(s)
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Discharge chart for West Branch Housatonic River, Wahconah Street,  
Pittsfield
3/6/2017 thru 4/6/2017

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 5 feet and discharge up to 320 cubic feet per second.
Note: Automatic water level logger data is available for 10/09/2009 through 01/13/2010, 08/09/2011 through 05/09/2013, 07/10/2013 through 03/27/2014, 07/02/2015 through 04/06/2017. To view this data, please select a time frame shorter than one month or download the raw data.

View Custom: Scatter Chart Line Chart Data
Dates   From:   To:  
Include Precipitation? Yes      No
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Period of Record:   05/11/2004 - 04/06/2017


Depth Chart
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Depth chart for West Branch Housatonic River, Wahconah Street, Pittsfield3/6/2017 thru 4/6/2017

River Instream Flow Stewards Chart, www.rifls.org

View Custom: Scatter Chart Line Chart Data
Dates   From:   To:  
Include Precipitation? Yes      No
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Period of Record:   05/11/2004 - 04/06/2017


Flow Measurement Data
Stage/Depth (feet) Discharge (cubic feet per second) Measurement Date
3.95  52  05/11/2004 
3.44  2.9  05/20/2004 
4.54  171.8  06/17/2004 
3.42  1.9  08/06/2004 
3.77  28  08/23/2004 
3.61  11.3  06/02/2005 
4.19  94.5  06/17/2005 
4.37  133.3  10/21/2005 
3.92  35.6  06/19/2006 
3.64  15.1  07/25/2007 
3.77  28.5  07/30/2008 
4.24  117.2  08/03/2009 
3.67  13.4  10/23/2009 
3.91  35.8  11/05/2009 
4.56  169.5  08/26/2011 
3.93  49.09  11/19/2012 
3.76  25.52  05/09/2013 
3.68  21.27  03/05/2014 
3.72  22.507  08/04/2016 



Maps & Photographs

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Aerial photo: 1/4/2007 12:00:00 PM

Aerial photo
1/4/2007 12:00:00 PM

Roads map: 1/4/2007 12:00:00 PM

Roads map
1/4/2007 12:00:00 PM

Topographic map: 1/4/2007 12:00:00 PM

Topographic map
1/4/2007 12:00:00 PM

West Branch Housatonic gauge: 11/2/2004 10:00:00 AM

West Branch Housatonic gauge
11/2/2004 10:00:00 AM




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