Low-flow characteristics of selected streams in Rhode Island

by Michael A. Cervione

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Publisher: Books and Open-File Reports Services Section [distributor] in Providence, R.I, Denver, CO

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Other titlesLow flow characteristics of selected streams in Rhode Island.
Statementby Michael A. Cervione, Jr., Alisa R. Richardson, and Lawrence A. Weiss ; prepared in cooperation with the state of Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.
SeriesWater-resources investigations report -- 93-4046
ContributionsRichardson, Alisa R., Weiss, L. A., Rhode Island. Dept. of Environmental Management, Geological Survey (U.S.)
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22428731M

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LOW-FLOW CHARACTERISTICS OF SELECTED STREAMS IN RHODE ISLAND By Michael A. Cervione, Jr., Alisa R. Richardson, and Lawrence A. Weiss ABSTRACT The 7-day, year flow (7Q10) is the most commonly used statistical low-flow index in Rhode Island for water-resources planning and management.

Flow-duration values are also important indicators of low Cited by: 8. Get this from a library. Low-flow characteristics of selected streams in northern Rhode Island. [John D Kliever; Rhode Island. Department of Environmental Management.; Providence Water Supply Board.; Geological Survey (U.S.)].

Get this from a library. Low-flow characteristics of selected streams in Rhode Island. [Michael A Cervione; Alisa R Richardson; L A Weiss; Rhode Island. Department of Environmental Management.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Low-Flow Characteristics of Selected Streams in Northern Rhode Island By John D.

Kliever Abstract Low-flow characteristics were estimated for selected streams in northern Rhode Island. Streamflow was measured at 18 low-flow partial- record gaging stations on rivers and brooks includ­ ing those contributing to the two largest water sup­Cited by: 4.

T&M Chapter 6 of Book 4, SIRLow-Flow Characteristics and Regionalization of Low-Flow Characteristics for Selected Streams in Arkansas; WRIRSIREquations for Estimating Selected Streamflow Statistics in Rhode Island; SIR An ongoing understanding of streamflow characteristics of the rivers and streams in South Carolina is important for the protection and preservation of the State’s water resources.

Information concerning the low-flow characteristics of streams is especially important during critical flow periods, such as during the historic droughts that South Carolina has experienced Author: Toby D.

Feaster, Wladmir B. Guimaraes. Low-flow statistics investigated in that report include the 1- 7- and day mean low flows for a recurrence interval of 10 years (variable names M1D10Y, M7D10Y, and. Low-flow characteristics of Virginia streams.

Low-flow annual non-exceedance probabilities (ANEP), called probability-percent chance (P-percent chance) flow estimates, regional regression equations, and transfer methods are provided describing the low-flow characteristics of Virginia streams.

Statistical methods are used to evaluate streamflow. The low-flow characteristics of these continuous- and partial-record streamflow gaging stations were utilized in a regional regression analysis to produce equations for estimating the annual, seasonal, bimonthly, and monthly (November through April) 7-day, year low flows and the annual 7-day, 2-year low flow for ungaged streams in the.

Low-flow characteristics and profiles for selected streams in the Roanoke River basin, North Carolina. An understanding of the magnitude and frequency of low-flow discharges is an important part of protecting surface-water resources and planning.

Hydraulic and channel characteristics of selected streams in the Kantishna Hills area, Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, (USGS Open-File Report ) (*) Water Quality of Camp Creek, Costello Creek, and Other Selected Streams on the South Side of Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska (USGS Water-Resources Investigations.

Thirteen physical and chemical characteristics of five softwater streams in Rhode Island, U.S.A. were examined biweekly to monthly for seventeen months.

One first-order, two second-order and two third-order streams were included in the study. The mean annual temperature ranged from °C in the spring-fed headwater stream to 14 °C in an open, third-order stream, with Cited by: Full text of "Regional Analysis of Low Flow Characteristics - Southwestern and Westcentral Regions" See other formats.

These low-flow statistics can be estimated for unregulated streams in Mass-achusetts using different methods depending on whether the location. Developing MLRs to Estimate Low‐Flow Characteristics and Rainfall Elasticities. MLRs are developed to estimate, and and obtain estimates of, and for each perennial stream class (a total of nine MLRs).

RE‐PR criteria are used to select explanatory variables for each by: 5. Low-flow characteristics of Ohio streams / (Columbus, Ohio: U.S.

Geological Survey, ), by Dorothy Pompey Johnson and Kevin D. Metzker (page images at HathiTrust) Interim report to Congress 30 September Section 32 Program: Streambank Erosion Control Evaluation and Demonstration Act of national summary of state water quality standards intermittent streams pro visiq ns/policies september, prepared for united states environmental protection agency criteria and standards division m street, s.

washington, d. prepared by nalesnik associates incorporated eleventh street, s. washington, d. contract number. In the northern hemisphere, summer low flows are a key attribute defining both quantity and quality of aquatic habitat.

I developed one set of models for New England streams/rivers predicting July/August median flows averaged across to as a function of weather, slope, % imperviousness, watershed storage, glacial geology and : Naomi E. Detenbeck. Since the last successful attempt to present an overview of methods used in different countries for low-flow estimation (McMahon and Arenas, ), the significant efforts in low-flow research have been concentrating on the identification of the best low-flow characteristics to be used in different regions and water related fields and on the Cited by: Preliminary Analysis Selection of Modeling Framework Site-Specific Stream Survey Hydraulic Geometry Survey Time-of-Travel Study Stream Water Quality Sampling Wastewater Monitoring Biological Assessment Model Calibration Model Coefficient Assignment.

Concentrations, loads and yields of selected water-quality constituents during low flow and storm runoff from three watersheds at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, May through September / (Lawrence, Kan.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey ; Denver, CO: USGS Information Services [distributor], ), by Patrick P.

Rasmussen. WSP / Bingham, R. / LOW-FLOW CHARACTERISTICS OF ALABAMA STREAMS,cl, 27 pages, 2 plates (in pocket), 8 figs., $ 25 WSP / Rawson, J. / SOURCE AREAS OF SALINITY AND TRENDS OF SALT LOADS IN STREAMFLOW IN THE UPPER COLORADO RIVER, TEXAS,pb, 36 pages, 2 plates (in pocket), 11 figs., 4 tables, $ Flow characteristics for selected streams in the Great Plains subregion of the Central Midwest aquifer system and selected adjacent areas--Kansas and Nebraska, and parts of Colorado, Iowa, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming U.S.

Geological Survey Hydrologic Investigations Atlas HA, scale , 3 sheets. Full text of "Selected water resources abstracts" See other formats. The Rhode Island Stream Depletion Method (SDM) provides resource agencies with a withdrawal or streamflow depletion allowance that establishes the volume of water that can be extracted as direct stream withdrawals or as indirect groundwater withdrawals, while still leaving sufficient streamflow to maintain habitat conditions essential to a healthy aquatic ecosystem.

Flow through a large penstock such as used at a hydroelectric power plant can be measured by averaging the flow velocity over the entire area. Propeller-type current meters (similar to the purely mechanical Ekman current meter, but now with electronic data acquisition) can be traversed over the area of the penstock and velocities averaged to calculate total flow.

The best practice for crossing perennial streams is to avoid tire contact with the water. This offers the most protection for the stream and the environment by minimizing the risk of sedimentation. This involves the installation of a bridge, culvert, or in low flow streams, well-placed cobble rock to keep the tires out of the water.

Division, Massachusetts-Rhode Island District, Water-Resources Investigations Report Marlborough, MA. USGS. Water Quality of Selected Wetland Streams in Central and Eastern Massachusetts, United States Geological Survey Prepared in Cooperation with the Massachusetts. Intermittent rivers and ephemeral streams (IRES) support highly biodiverse primary producers, including algae, cyanobacteria, and aquatic and riparian plants.

All these groups share common traits to cope with a harsh environment whose water Cited by: 6. Author Mackey, Philip C. Title Relations between discharge and wetted perimeter and other hydraulic-geometry characteristics at selected streamflow-gaging stations in Massachusetts / by Philip C. Mackey, Paul M.

Barlow and Kernell G. Ries, III ; prepared in cooperation with Massachusetts Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Resources and. Measurements were made in streams with watershed areas ranging from to 25, km 2 using d of ecosystem metabolism estimates.

To isolate drought, we combined GPP and ER into three flow levels based on flow percentile—median baseflow (20th to 49th percentile), low flow (10th to 19th percentile), and drought (0th to 9th percentile).Cited by: 1. We selected the flood frequency (FRE 3), where a flood is defined as flows higher than three times the median flow, as the most ecological useful overall flow variable in New Zealand streams because it explained a significant amount of the variance in four out of the six main benthic community measures, and it had a clear mechanism of control Cited by: Period of record for the data selected.

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