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Paines Creek Tributary Timeline Graphs
Select Water Quality Indicator

Selection of water quality indicators is controlled by drop-down menu on the upper right. This graph shows the value of each water quality indicator measured for each monitoring event at this location. It offers a preview of possible upward or downward trends over time.

Results are categorized as base flow and stormwater. These stream flow categories are loosely defined. BASE FLOW corresponds to normal or low flow conditions. STORMWATER corresponds to elevated flows following rain or snow melt, as judged by online hydrographs of USGS gauging stations, if available, and/or as judged by volunteers based on their familiarity with the stream and their observation of factors such as stream turbulence and turbidity. Though loosely defined, these two flow categories provide a useful approximation of the impact of runoff on water quality.

Paines Creek Tributary Monthly Average Graphs

Selection of water quality indicators is controlled by drop-down menu on the upper right. This graph shows the monthly average base flow and stormwater concentrations of each water quality indicator since the beginning of the monitoring program.

Results are categorized as base flow and stormwater. These stream flow categories are loosely defined. BASE FLOW corresponds to normal or low flow conditions. STORMWATER corresponds to elevated flows following rain or snow melt, as judged by online hydrographs of USGS gauging stations, if available, and/or as judged by volunteers based on their familiarity with the stream and their observation of factors such as stream turbulence and turbidity. Though loosely defined, these two flow categories provide a useful approximation of the impact of runoff on water quality.

Description

Directions: Park next to the road where Paines Creek flows under Black Rock Rd. about one mile north of the intersection of Black Rock Road and Ledyard Rd. Collect the sample on the east side of Black Rock Road. Paines Creek flows under the road and over a 50\ falls on the other side.

Rationale

Characterize middle of tributary to Paine\s Creek

Details
Latitude, Longitude N 42.7217, W -76.6601
Location Type SYNOPTIC
Miles from stream mouth 3.3