CONNECTICUT RIVER BASIN

                          01150900  OTTAUQUECHEE RIVER NEAR WEST BRIDGEWATER, VT

LOCATION.--Lat 43°37'20", long 72°45'34", Rutland County, Hydrologic Unit 02010001, on right bank, 50 ft upstream from 
    highway bridge on Mission Chapel Road, 1.6 mi northwest of West Bridgewater and 2.6 mi southeast of Sherburne 
    Center.
DRAINAGE AREA.--23.4 mi².
PERIOD OF RECORD.--Discharge records: October 1984 to current year.
REVISED RECORDS.--WRD NH-VT-87-1:  1985-86.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder.  Elevation of gage is 1,150 ft above sea level, from topographic map.
REMARKS.--Records good except those for estimated daily discharges, which are fair. 
EXTREMES FOR CURRENT YEAR.--Peak discharges greater than base discharge of 500 ft³/s and maximum (*):
                           Discharge        Gage height                                 Discharge        Gage height
  Date         Time         (ft³/s)            (ft)            Date         Time         (ft³/s)            (ft)  
 Oct. 22       1000        * 702             * 5.27           Apr. 7        2100          693               5.25
 Dec.  2       1030          556               4.93
  Minimum discharge, 4.1 ft³/s, August 11.

                       DISCHARGE, CUBIC FEET PER SECOND, WATER YEAR OCTOBER 1996 TO SEPTEMBER 1997

                                                    DAILY MEAN VALUES
 
 DAY       OCT      NOV      DEC      JAN      FEB      MAR      APR      MAY      JUN      JUL      AUG      SEP
 
   1      14         45       69      e75      e28      134      149      164       69      9.4      6.3     11  
   2      12         39      298      e71      e26      164      109      192       61      9.1      5.9      9.9
   3      12         36      143       77      e26      152       95      190       48      9.6      5.7     14  
   4      12         33      120       75      e23       96      113      300       41     13        5.6     11  
   5      11         30       90       73      e25      e70      140      156       36     13        5.9      9.5
 
   6      11         28       73      124      e24      e58      239      155       32     10        5.6      8.4
   7      10         29       62       78      e23      e53      515      224       30      9.2      5.3      7.5
   8       9.9       32       59      e58      e22      e50      378      133       28      9.5      5.1      8.4
   9      39        171       51      e47      e21      e47      141      103       25     14        5.2      7.4
  10      37        133       45      e47      e19      e43      107      114       23     19        5.0      6.9
 
  11      39         84       42      e43      e18      e42       87      104       22     12        4.9      6.7
  12      24         64       43      e40      e17      e38       80       95       20     10        6.8     18  
  13      20         52       43      e36      e17      e36      102       93       21      9.7     21       11  
  14      20         44       42      e33      e17      e34       98       82       18      8.9     22        9.2
  15      18         35       40      e31      e17      e33       85       77       16     14       11        8.4
 
  16      17         30       39      e32      e17      e31       87       89       15     18       11        7.8
  17      20         31       56      e32      e17      e31      101       81       17     13        8.9      7.3
  18      18         31      127      e32      e17      e28      142       73       24     12        8.1      7.9
  19      16         34      119      e32      e36      e27      159       72       53     13        7.6      7.3
  20     161         33       87      e31       60      e27      149       86       30     11        6.8      8.2
 
  21     499         29       71      e29       59      e26      157       73       23      9.4     14       10  
  22     470         27       53      e29     e245      e26      159       87       26      9.7     23        8.0
  23     208         25       49       47     e112      e24      155       76       21      8.5     24        7.4
  24     139         23      106       34      e80      e24      142       66       17      7.7     15        8.2
  25     107         22      126      e38      e65      e24      123       66       16      7.3     11        7.2
 
  26      79         34      115      e37      e52       93      118       60       14      7.0      9.7      7.0
  27      64         34      103      e32     e158       94      117       52       13      6.8      8.9      6.9
  28      70         26       83      e33     e260       92      200       48       12      6.7     22        6.7
  29      61         24      117      e33      ---      155      215       46       11      7.0     16       25  
  30      54         23      151      e31      ---      224      155       44       10      6.4     13       26  
  31      54        ---      e80      e30      ---      200      ---       47      ---      6.1     11        ---
 
 TOTAL  2325.9     1281     2702     1440     1501     2176     4617     3248      792    320.0    331.3    298.2
 MEAN     75.0     42.7     87.2     46.5     53.6     70.2      154      105     26.4     10.3     10.7     9.94
 MAX       499      171      298      124      260      224      515      300       69       19       24       26
 MIN       9.9       22       39       29       17       24       80       44       10      6.1      4.9      6.7
 CFSM     3.21     1.82     3.72     1.99     2.29     3.00     6.58     4.48     1.13      .44      .46      .42
 IN.      3.70     2.04     4.30     2.29     2.39     3.46     7.34     5.16     1.26      .51      .53      .47
 
 STATISTICS OF MONTHLY MEAN DATA FOR WATER YEARS 1985 - 1997, BY WATER YEAR (WY)
 
 MEAN     53.8     66.5     50.4     44.0     38.9     81.9      152     84.4     35.6     32.1     24.8     26.9
 MAX       121      121     87.2     87.6     76.6      185      269      169     67.8      125     51.5     97.2
 (WY)     1988     1989     1997     1996     1990     1986     1994     1996     1989     1996     1986     1987
 MIN      19.0     25.4     22.3     19.4     14.5     44.6     45.7     34.7     13.7     6.77     7.88     6.19
 (WY)     1985     1995     1996     1988     1987     1989     1995     1995     1988     1991     1985     1995
 
 SUMMARY STATISTICS           FOR 1996 CALENDAR YEAR        FOR 1997 WATER YEAR           WATER YEARS 1985 - 1997
 
 ANNUAL TOTAL                       29985.4                    21032.4                                           
 ANNUAL MEAN                           81.9                       57.6                       57.6                
 HIGHEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                         82.5            1996
 LOWEST ANNUAL MEAN                                                                          35.6            1995
 HIGHEST DAILY MEAN                   975     May 12             515     Apr  7            1270       Apr 17 1993
 LOWEST DAILY MEAN                      7.4   Sep 21               4.9   Aug 11               3.0     Aug  3 1991
 ANNUAL SEVEN-DAY MINIMUM               8.5   Sep 16               5.3   Aug  5               3.3     Jul 29 1991
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK FLOW                                         702     Oct 22          a 1960       Oct 22 1995
 INSTANTANEOUS PEAK STAGE                                          5.27  Oct 22               7.78    Mar 31 1987
 INSTANTANEOUS LOW FLOW                                            4.1   Aug 11               2.8     Aug  4 1991
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (CFSM)                   3.50                       2.46                       2.46               
 ANNUAL RUNOFF (INCHES)                47.67                      33.44                      33.45               
 10 PERCENT EXCEEDS                   191                        142                        121                  
 50 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    39                         32                         33                  
 90 PERCENT EXCEEDS                    12                          8.1                       11                  
 
   a  From rating curve extended above 670 ft³/s.
   e  Estimated.

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