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Billings Brook: Gavins Pond Road (Bridge near soccer fields), Sharon
    Drainage area: 3.66 square miles
    Weather Station: Walpole, MA
    Group: Sharon Friends of Conservation
    Description: This site was established in 2007 to measure streamflow into Gavin's Pond. This site is located upstream from Gavin's Pond and a municipal well.


Discharge Chart(s)
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Discharge chart for Billings Brook, Gavins Pond Road (Bridge near soccer fields),  
Sharon
11/27/2016 thru 12/27/2016

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 2.08 feet and discharge up to 63.13 cubic feet per second.

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Include Precipitation? Yes      No
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Period of Record:   06/21/2007 - 12/27/2016


Depth Chart
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Depth chart for Billings Brook, Gavins Pond Road (Bridge near soccer fields), Sharon11/27/2016 thru 12/27/2016

River Instream Flow Stewards Chart, www.rifls.org

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Period of Record:   06/21/2007 - 12/27/2016


Flow Measurement Data
Stage/Depth (feet) Discharge (cubic feet per second) Measurement Date
1.21  10.81  04/30/2008 
0.82  2.3  08/01/2008 
0.9  3.25  08/12/2008 
1.21  9.57  11/07/2008 
1.08  6.53  01/23/2009 
1.15  8.85  02/12/2009 
1.38  20.48  03/09/2009 
1.74  32.75  03/24/2010 
0.72  1.29  09/01/2010 
1.07  7.27  05/09/2011 
0.85  2.8  03/26/2012 
1.76  24.74  03/13/2013 
0.95  3.34  05/14/2013 
0.86  2.42  08/19/2013 
0.77  1.07  07/01/2014 
0.67  0.65  10/07/2014 
1.22  9.61  04/30/2015 
0.72  1.064  11/10/2015 



Maps & Photographs

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One of the well heads of the municipal well field at Well #7, showing Gavins Pond in the background.: 3/23/2009 5:05:00 PM

One of the well heads of the municipal well field at Well #7, showing Gavins Pond in the background.
3/23/2009 5:05:00 PM

One of the well heads of the municipal well field at Well #7, showing Gavins Pond in the background.: 3/23/2009 5:05:00 PM

One of the well heads of the municipal well field at Well #7, showing Gavins Pond in the background.
3/23/2009 5:05:00 PM

Billings Brook flowing into Gavins Pond: 3/23/2009 5:00:00 PM

Billings Brook flowing into Gavins Pond
3/23/2009 5:00:00 PM

Billings Brook in flood at soccer bridge gauge. Depth is 2.30.: 12/12/2008 9:40:00 AM

Billings Brook in flood at soccer bridge gauge. Depth is 2.30.
12/12/2008 9:40:00 AM

Whitetail buck near Billings Brook at soccer bridge.: 12/12/2008 9:40:00 AM

Whitetail buck near Billings Brook at soccer bridge.
12/12/2008 9:40:00 AM

Brook entering Gavin's Pond: 4/30/2008

Brook entering Gavin's Pond
4/30/2008

Upstream of Gavin's Pond: 4/30/2008

Upstream of Gavin's Pond
4/30/2008

Winter scene at the soccer bridge gauge, looking downstream toward Gavins Pond and Well #7: 1/12/2008 12:30:00 PM

Winter scene at the soccer bridge gauge, looking downstream toward Gavins Pond and Well #7
1/12/2008 12:30:00 PM

Billings Brook after heavy rain and snow melting: 1/12/2008 12:25:00 PM

Billings Brook after heavy rain and snow melting
1/12/2008 12:25:00 PM

Soccer bridge gauge on Christmas Day: 12/25/2007 12:00:00 PM

Soccer bridge gauge on Christmas Day
12/25/2007 12:00:00 PM

Billings Brook with ice: 12/24/2007 12:30:00 PM

Billings Brook with ice
12/24/2007 12:30:00 PM

Close-up of hole for reading water level on gauge: 12/22/2007 12:05:00 PM

Close-up of hole for reading water level on gauge
12/22/2007 12:05:00 PM

Billings Brook at soccer field bridge gauge. Note hole in ice to read water level.: 12/22/2007 12:00:00 PM

Billings Brook at soccer field bridge gauge. Note hole in ice to read water level.
12/22/2007 12:00:00 PM

Ice on rocks in riffles upstream of gauge: 12/22/2007 11:00:00 AM

Ice on rocks in riffles upstream of gauge
12/22/2007 11:00:00 AM

Billings Brook flowing into Gavins Pond near gauge: 9/5/2007 7:15:00 AM

Billings Brook flowing into Gavins Pond near gauge
9/5/2007 7:15:00 AM

Billings Brook at bridge near soccer fields looking downstream: 7/5/2007 2:10:00 PM

Billings Brook at bridge near soccer fields looking downstream
7/5/2007 2:10:00 PM

Billings Brook at bridge near soccer fields: scum buildup just two weeks since installation: 7/5/2007 2:10:00 PM

Billings Brook at bridge near soccer fields: scum buildup just two weeks since installation
7/5/2007 2:10:00 PM

Billings Brook at bridge near soccer fields: gauge after cleaning : 7/5/2007 2:10:00 PM

Billings Brook at bridge near soccer fields: gauge after cleaning
7/5/2007 2:10:00 PM

location map for Gavins Pond Road Bridge near socer fields: 7/1/2007 5:35:00 AM

location map for Gavins Pond Road Bridge near socer fields
7/1/2007 5:35:00 AM




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