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Acushnet River: Leonard Street, Acushnet
    Drainage area: 7.5 square miles
    Weather Station: New Bedford
    Group: Coalition for Buzzards Bay
    Description: This site was established in 2007 to evaluate flow conditions in the upper watershed. The data will help inform river and herring restoration efforts underway in the watershed. This site was discontinued in August 2013.


Discharge Chart(s)
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Discharge chart for Acushnet River, Leonard Street,  
Acushnet
2/23/2017 thru 3/23/2017

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 2.15 feet and discharge up to 80.52 cubic feet per second.

View Custom: Scatter Chart Line Chart Data
Dates   From:   To:  
Include Precipitation? Yes      No
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Period of Record:   05/10/2007 - 03/23/2017


Depth Chart
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Depth chart for Acushnet River, Leonard Street, Acushnet2/23/2017 thru 3/23/2017

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:   05/10/2007 - 03/23/2017


Flow Measurement Data
Stage/Depth (feet) Discharge (cubic feet per second) Measurement Date
0.73  7.9  05/30/2007 
0.56  1.2  07/25/2007 
0.55  0.84  08/17/2007 
0.53  0.51  08/31/2007 
0.67  1.9  09/19/2007 
0.76  4.7  12/10/2007 
1.07  22.14  02/01/2008 
1.1  23.27  02/01/2008 
0.58  1.01  06/13/2008 
0.74  3.2  06/24/2008 
1.05  8.55  09/17/2008 
1.12  19.42  02/11/2009 
1.29  30.57  03/31/2009 
1.29  9.015  03/22/2012 
1.1  4.4  04/10/2012 
1.38  13.935  05/21/2012 
0.88  0.5  07/11/2012 
2.05  69.73  02/28/2013 
1.71  39.77  03/04/2013 
0.98  1.48  08/26/2013 



Maps & Photographs

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USGS topographic map with watershed boundaries: 10/1/2007

USGS topographic map with watershed boundaries
10/1/2007

ARLS: 6/16/2011 10:10:00 AM

ARLS
6/16/2011 10:10:00 AM

ARLS: 6/16/2011 10:10:00 AM

ARLS
6/16/2011 10:10:00 AM

Feb 14 2008: 2/14/2008

Feb 14 2008
2/14/2008

High flow measurements in the rain: 2/1/2008

High flow measurements in the rain
2/1/2008

Underwater photo of freshwater mussel near stream gage: 8/31/2007

Underwater photo of freshwater mussel near stream gage
8/31/2007

Mid-summer plant growth in the stream channel. : 8/31/2007

Mid-summer plant growth in the stream channel.
8/31/2007

May 2007: 5/21/2007 9:00:00 AM

May 2007
5/21/2007 9:00:00 AM

May 2007: 5/21/2007 9:00:00 AM

May 2007
5/21/2007 9:00:00 AM

MAy 2007: 5/21/2007 9:00:00 AM

MAy 2007
5/21/2007 9:00:00 AM




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