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 Sharon Friends of Conservation

Beaver Brook: Maskwonicut Street, Sharon
    Drainage area: 2.46 square miles
    Weather Station: Walpole, MA
    Group: Sharon Friends of Conservation
    Description: This site was established in 2007 to evaluate the impact to streamflow of a municipal well located upstream from this site.


Discharge Chart(s)
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Discharge chart for Beaver Brook, Maskwonicut Street,  
Sharon
3/16/2017 thru 4/16/2017

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 0.99 feet and discharge up to 28.27 cubic feet per second.

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Dates   From:   To:  
Include Precipitation? Yes      No
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Period of Record:   06/21/2007 - 04/23/2017


Depth Chart
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Depth chart for Beaver Brook, Maskwonicut Street, Sharon3/16/2017 thru 4/16/2017

River Instream Flow Stewards Chart, www.rifls.org

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Period of Record:   06/21/2007 - 04/23/2017


Flow Measurement Data
Stage/Depth (feet) Discharge (cubic feet per second) Measurement Date
0.03  06/21/2007 
0.53  4.1  07/10/2007 
0.44  2.2  07/26/2007 
0.41  1.715  08/16/2007 
0.36  1.175  08/30/2007 
0.42  1.785  10/25/2007 
0.42  2.2  11/19/2007 
0.4  2.06  11/29/2007 
0.67  8.3  01/11/2008 
0.76  12.6  01/11/2008 
0.56  4.6  04/22/2008 
0.41  2.5  08/01/2008 
0.47  3.31  08/12/2008 
0.69  9.17  11/07/2008 
0.65  7.89  07/07/2009 
0.42  2.3  09/01/2010 
0.68  7.59  03/25/2011 
0.54  3.88  03/26/2012 
0.52  4.44  05/14/2013 
0.44  2.7  08/19/2013 
0.28  0.89  08/12/2014 
0.54  3.78  05/14/2015 
0.35  1.289  11/10/2015 



Maps & Photographs

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Storm drain pouring into Beaver Brook from Maskwonicut Street near the gauge.: 6/14/2009 8:15:00 AM

Storm drain pouring into Beaver Brook from Maskwonicut Street near the gauge.
6/14/2009 8:15:00 AM

High water at Maskwonicut Street gauge.: 12/12/2008 10:55:00 AM

High water at Maskwonicut Street gauge.
12/12/2008 10:55:00 AM

Footbridge awash downstream of gauge during flood.: 12/12/2008 10:55:00 AM

Footbridge awash downstream of gauge during flood.
12/12/2008 10:55:00 AM

MBTA tree clearing along tracks (bad): 4/30/2008

MBTA tree clearing along tracks (bad)
4/30/2008

Nice area downstream of gage and tracks: 4/23/2008

Nice area downstream of gage and tracks
4/23/2008

Maskwonicut Street gauge on Christmas Day: 12/25/2007 2:00:00 PM

Maskwonicut Street gauge on Christmas Day
12/25/2007 2:00:00 PM

Looking upstream from gauge through the tunnel under Maskwonicut Street : 7/13/2007 10:10:00 AM

Looking upstream from gauge through the tunnel under Maskwonicut Street
7/13/2007 10:10:00 AM

Looking downstream past the gauge: 7/13/2007 10:10:00 AM

Looking downstream past the gauge
7/13/2007 10:10:00 AM

The Maskwonicut Street gauge: 7/13/2007 10:10:00 AM

The Maskwonicut Street gauge
7/13/2007 10:10:00 AM

buildup of scum on the gauge: 7/13/2007 10:05:00 AM

buildup of scum on the gauge
7/13/2007 10:05:00 AM

Gauge after cleaning: 7/13/2007 10:05:00 AM

Gauge after cleaning
7/13/2007 10:05:00 AM

RIFLS staff measuring flow for rating curve near Maskwonicut site: 7/10/2007 12:00:00 PM

RIFLS staff measuring flow for rating curve near Maskwonicut site
7/10/2007 12:00:00 PM

Beaver Brook at Maskwonicut Street: view of gauge from the bridge: 7/5/2007 2:45:00 PM

Beaver Brook at Maskwonicut Street: view of gauge from the bridge
7/5/2007 2:45:00 PM

Beaver Brook at Maskwonicut Street, looking upstream: 7/5/2007 2:45:00 PM

Beaver Brook at Maskwonicut Street, looking upstream
7/5/2007 2:45:00 PM

location map - Beaver Brook at Maskwonicut Street: 7/2/2007 10:45:00 AM

location map - Beaver Brook at Maskwonicut Street
7/2/2007 10:45:00 AM




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