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Jackstraw Brook: Upton Road, Westborough
    Drainage area: 1.49 square miles
    Group: Cedar Swamp Conservation Trust
    Description: This site was established to document flow in this cold-water fishery downstream of a Westborough town well. A pressure transducer collected stage data at this site from August 2005 - October 2006 and a volunteer read the gage in 2007. A second rating curve was initiated in 2007 but never completed for this unstable channel; therefore no flow data are shown here for readings after July 18, 2007.


Discharge Chart(s)
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Discharge chart for Jackstraw Brook, Upton Road,  
Westborough
12/23/2008 thru 1/23/2009

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 15 cubic feet per second.
Note: Automatic water level logger data is available for 08/04/2005 through 10/17/2005, 03/22/2006 through 10/09/2006. 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
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Include Precipitation? Yes      No
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Period of Record:   08/04/2005 - 01/23/2009


Depth Chart
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Depth chart for Jackstraw Brook, Upton Road, Westborough12/23/2008 thru 1/23/2009

River Instream Flow Stewards Chart, www.rifls.org

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Period of Record:   08/04/2005 - 01/23/2009


Flow Measurement Data
Stage/Depth (feet) Discharge (cubic feet per second) Measurement Date
0.41  0.15  08/04/2005 
0.44  0.25  08/18/2005 
0.4  0.06  09/07/2005 
0.4  0.06  10/05/2005 
  7.2  10/26/2005 
  1.76  11/18/2005 
0.58  0.02  03/21/2006 
0.71  0.29  04/28/2006 
1.04  6.5  05/17/2006 
0.89  06/14/2006 
0.78  0.54  07/17/2006 
0.73  0.68  08/04/2006 
0.62  0.1  10/04/2006 
1.92  3.2  04/04/2007 
1.82  0.49  07/18/2007 
1.84  0.6  07/18/2007 
2.03  0.35  11/07/2007 
2.21  2.1  01/30/2008 
2.12  4.3  03/07/2008 
1.83  2.3  04/11/2008 
1.85  2.5  05/05/2008 
2.05  8.21  08/08/2008 
1.88  2.25  09/10/2008 
1.86  1.32  01/23/2009 



Maps & Photographs

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Aerial Photo: 1/4/2007 11:00:00 AM

Aerial Photo
1/4/2007 11:00:00 AM

Road map: 1/4/2007 11:00:00 AM

Road map
1/4/2007 11:00:00 AM

Topographic map: 1/4/2007 11:00:00 AM

Topographic map
1/4/2007 11:00:00 AM

Low stream flow.: 7/17/2006

Low stream flow.
7/17/2006

Flood just upstream of Upton Rd.: 10/9/2005

Flood just upstream of Upton Rd.
10/9/2005

Downstream of gauge location.: 8/18/2005 11:00:00 AM

Downstream of gauge location.
8/18/2005 11:00:00 AM




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