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Bennett Brook: Lake Ashmere outlet, Hinsdale
    Drainage area: square miles
    Weather Station: Dalton, MA
    Group: Housatonic Valley Association
    Description: This site was established in 2007 to assess the impact of Lake Ashmere dam management on streamflow. Bennett Brook is a cold-water fishery that flows into the Hinsdale Flats ACEC (Area of Critical Environmental Concern). This site is not currently being monitored.


Discharge Chart(s)
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Discharge chart for Bennett Brook, Lake Ashmere outlet,  
Hinsdale
12/12/2009 thru 1/12/2010

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 2.53 feet and discharge up to 66.61 cubic feet per second.
Note: Automatic water level logger data is available for 08/24/2007 through 04/26/2008, 05/29/2008 through 06/11/2009, 08/04/2009 through 08/22/2009, 10/16/2009 through 01/12/2010. 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
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Include Precipitation? Yes      No
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Period of Record:   08/24/2007 - 01/12/2010


Depth Chart
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Depth chart for Bennett Brook, Lake Ashmere outlet, Hinsdale12/12/2009 thru 1/12/2010

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:   08/24/2007 - 01/12/2010


Flow Measurement Data
Stage/Depth (feet) Discharge (cubic feet per second) Measurement Date
0.33  0.77  09/14/2007 
0.4  0.7  10/19/2007 
0.43  1.8  05/29/2008 
0.58  2.6  09/12/2008 
1.93  43.57  04/17/2009 
3.34  0.14  09/11/2010 



Maps & Photographs

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2005 aerial photo.: 8/7/2008

2005 aerial photo.
8/7/2008

USGS topographic map.: 8/7/2008

USGS topographic map.
8/7/2008




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