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Mattapoisett River: Snipatuit Pond outlet, Rochester
    Drainage area: 5.96 square miles
    Weather Station: New Bedford
    Group: Coalition for Buzzards Bay
    Description: This site was established in 2005 to monitor outflow to the Mattapoisett River. Note that on 9/25/09 a new gage was installed with increments from 0-3.34 feet (the prior gage ranged from 3.34-6.64 feet). The flow measurement data noted below account for this change. The rating curve was adjusted for all data following this date.


Discharge Chart(s)
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Discharge chart for Mattapoisett River, Snipatuit Pond outlet,  
Rochester
7/9/2017 thru 8/9/2017

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 2.99 feet and discharge up to 62.05 cubic feet per second.
Note: Automatic water level logger data is available for 09/30/2013 through 11/23/2016, 04/12/2017 through 08/09/2017. 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:   08/05/2005 - 08/09/2017


Depth Chart
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Depth chart for Mattapoisett River, Snipatuit Pond outlet, Rochester7/9/2017 thru 8/9/2017

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:   08/05/2005 - 08/09/2017


Flow Measurement Data
Stage/Depth (feet) Discharge (cubic feet per second) Measurement Date
0.14  0.12  08/05/2005 
0.07  0.06  08/19/2005 
0.93  2.61  09/08/2005 
1.48  10.7  09/23/2005 
2.51  29.4  11/29/2005 
1.26  5.4  04/21/2006 
28.5  05/16/2006 
1.89  16.2  11/30/2006 
1.67  11.9  05/08/2007 
1.08  3.9  07/11/2008 
1.2  5.34  09/25/2009 
0.57  0.7  07/16/2010 
1.26  4.87  06/03/2011 
0.98  3.48  09/18/2012 
0.58  0.68  08/26/2013 
0.66  0.89  09/30/2013 
1.3  8.04  05/29/2014 
0.94  3.24  05/21/2015 
0.41  0.023  11/23/2016 
0.98  4.05  08/09/2017 



Maps & Photographs

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Aerial photo: 1/18/2007 12:00:00 PM

Aerial photo
1/18/2007 12:00:00 PM

Roads map: 1/18/2007 12:00:00 PM

Roads map
1/18/2007 12:00:00 PM

Topographic map: 1/18/2007 12:00:00 PM

Topographic map
1/18/2007 12:00:00 PM

Mattapoisett River Snipatuit Pond 10 20 14: 10/20/2014

Mattapoisett River Snipatuit Pond 10 20 14
10/20/2014

Mattapoisett River Snipatuit Pond 10 20 14: 10/20/2014

Mattapoisett River Snipatuit Pond 10 20 14
10/20/2014

Mattapoisett River Snipatuit Pond 10 20 14: 10/20/2014

Mattapoisett River Snipatuit Pond 10 20 14
10/20/2014

Oct 12 2007: 10/12/2007 8:30:00 AM

Oct 12 2007
10/12/2007 8:30:00 AM

March 2007: 3/27/2007 9:00:00 AM

March 2007
3/27/2007 9:00:00 AM

Downstream of fish ladder: 5/16/2006 10:00:00 AM

Downstream of fish ladder
5/16/2006 10:00:00 AM

Outlet of fish ladder with staff gauge: 4/21/2006 12:00:00 PM

Outlet of fish ladder with staff gauge
4/21/2006 12:00:00 PM

Snipatui Pond Sept 20: 9/20/2005

Snipatui Pond Sept 20
9/20/2005

Snipatuit Pond gauge Sept 2: 9/2/2005

Snipatuit Pond gauge Sept 2
9/2/2005

Snipatuit Pond gauge: 8/19/2005

Snipatuit Pond gauge
8/19/2005




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