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Streamflow Statistics for the Narraguagus River at Cherryfield, Maine

January 1, 2000

Streamflow data have been collected for the Narraguagus River from 1948 to the present (2000) at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) streamgaging station at Cherryfield, Maine. This report describes a study done by the USGS to determine streamflow statistics using the streamflow record at the Narraguagus River station for use in total water use management plans implemented by State and Federal agencies. Because the effect of changes in irrigation practices from 1993 to the present on streamflow in the Narraguagus basin is unknown and potentially significant, streamflow data after December 1992 were not used in the determination of the streamflow statistics. For the period 1948- 92, monthly median streamflows range from 93.0 ft3/s (August) to 1,000 ft3/s (April). The median streamflow for the selected period of record for all days (1948-92) is 302 ft3/s.

Publication Year 2000
Title Streamflow Statistics for the Narraguagus River at Cherryfield, Maine
DOI 10.3133/ofr200095
Authors Robert W. Dudley, Joseph P. Nielsen
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Open-File Report
Series Number 2000-95
Index ID ofr200095
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Maine Water Science Center