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Acushnet River: Mill Road, New Bedford
    Drainage area: 18.6 square miles
    Weather Station: New Bedford
    Group: Coalition for Buzzards Bay
    Description: This site was established in 2008. Data will inform herring restoration efforts and compliment the upstream RIFLS site at Leonard Street.


Discharge Chart(s)
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Discharge chart for Acushnet River, Mill Road,  
New Bedford
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 3.26 feet and discharge up to 159.5 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:   06/13/2008 - 03/23/2017


Depth Chart
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Depth chart for Acushnet River, Mill Road, New Bedford2/23/2017 thru 3/23/2017

River Instream Flow Stewards Chart, www.rifls.org

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Period of Record:   06/13/2008 - 03/23/2017


Flow Measurement Data
Stage/Depth (feet) Discharge (cubic feet per second) Measurement Date
1.65  3.63  06/13/2008 
1.68  5.19  06/30/2008 
2.12  17.31  09/17/2008 
2.8  67.67  03/31/2009 
2.06  12.72  06/03/2011 
2.18  19.7  03/22/2012 
2.36  29.29  05/21/2012 
1.26  1.365  07/11/2012 
2.84  82.7  03/04/2013 
2.1  16.01  05/21/2013 
1.61  4.85  09/30/2013 
2.09  15.7  05/29/2014 
2.06  12.9  05/21/2015 



Maps & Photographs

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Color orthophotograph (2005) with site location courtesy MassGIS: 6/23/2008 12:00:00 PM

Color orthophotograph (2005) with site location courtesy MassGIS
6/23/2008 12:00:00 PM

USGS topo map with site location (courtesy MassGIS): 6/23/2008 12:00:00 PM

USGS topo map with site location (courtesy MassGIS)
6/23/2008 12:00:00 PM

Acushnet River at Sawmill river gauge after 1.7

Acushnet River at Sawmill river gauge after 1.7" of rain.
12/10/2014 1:00:00 PM

ARSM: 6/16/2011 10:25:00 AM

ARSM
6/16/2011 10:25:00 AM

ARSM: 6/16/2011 10:25:00 AM

ARSM
6/16/2011 10:25:00 AM

ARSM 4/7/09: 4/7/2009 8:50:00 AM

ARSM 4/7/09
4/7/2009 8:50:00 AM

ARSM 4/7/09 upstream: 4/7/2009 8:50:00 AM

ARSM 4/7/09 upstream
4/7/2009 8:50:00 AM

7/16/2008 gage 1.10: 7/16/2008 11:30:00 AM

7/16/2008 gage 1.10
7/16/2008 11:30:00 AM

7/16/2008 gage at 1.10 : 7/16/2008 11:30:00 AM

7/16/2008 gage at 1.10
7/16/2008 11:30:00 AM

gage at 1.10 7/16/2008: 7/16/2008 11:30:00 AM

gage at 1.10 7/16/2008
7/16/2008 11:30:00 AM

Stream gage on left bank wall, downstream of former dam, beneath pedestrian walkway: 6/13/2008 4:00:00 PM

Stream gage on left bank wall, downstream of former dam, beneath pedestrian walkway
6/13/2008 4:00:00 PM

Restored river section near former dam, looking upstream from RIFLS staff gage.: 6/13/2008 3:00:00 PM

Restored river section near former dam, looking upstream from RIFLS staff gage.
6/13/2008 3:00:00 PM




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