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Estimation of low-flow duration discharges in Massachusetts

Kernell G. Ries

Estimation of low-flow duration discharges in Massachusetts

by Kernell G. Ries

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Books and Open-File Reports Section, [distributor] in Marlborough, Mass, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stream measurements -- Massachusetts.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Kernell G. Ries, III ; prepared in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water Resources.
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file -- 93-38., U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 93-38.
    ContributionsMassachusetts. Office of Water Resources., Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvi, 59 p.
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18072623M

    Author(s) Joy P. Michaud and Marlies Wierenga, EnviroVision: Description: The purpose of this guide is to provide permittees with detailed descriptions of a few of the easiest or most common methods for taking flow measurements, if they choose to manually collect the data on their own. The intent is to assist permittees in understanding how to meet the permit requirements in a . What is low flow? Low flow is the "flow of water in a stream during prolonged dry weather," according to the World Meteorological Organization. Many states use design flow statistics such as the 7Q10 (the lowest 7-day average flow that occurs on average once every 10 years) to define low flow for setting permit discharge limits. What is a drought?

    Estimation of Flow-Duration Curves at Ungaged Sites in Southern New England World Environmental and Water Resources Congress Restoring Our Natural Habitat April Frequency Analysis of Low Streamflow Characteristics Using Statistical Distributions. Author Parker, Gene W. Title Estimating reaeration coefficients for low-slope streams in Massachusetts and New York, / by Gene W. Parker and Leslie A. DeSimone ; prepared in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Water Pollution Control, and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, .

      The flow duration curve (FDC) is a graphical representation of the observed historical variation of stream flows with different time resolutions such as daily (1-day), weekly (7-day) monthly (day), and seasonal at the sampling site that show the percent of time specified discharges will be equaled or exceeded over different time scales of interest (Vogal and Cited by: 6. The study suggests a procedure based on the methodology of Gustard et al () for estimation of baseflow index (BFI) using the mean daily discharge data over a period of 4 to 6 years for three rivers between the Mahanadi and Godavari deltas. The rivers from the Zone 4 (A) are Rushikuliya at Purushottampur in Orissa, Nagavalli at Narayanpuram wier and Sarada at .


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Estimation of Low-Flow Duration Discharges in Massachusetts (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper ; ) [Ries, Kernell G.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Estimation of Low-Flow Duration Discharges in Massachusetts (U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper ; ).

Estimation of Low-Flow Duration Discharges in Massachusetts [Kernell G. Ries III] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Kernell G. Ries III. Equations for estimating the, and percent duration discharges for streams in Massachusetts with natural flow conditions were developed by use of weighted-least-squares regression analyses.

Get this from a library. Estimation of low-flow duration discharges in Massachusetts. [Kernell G Ries; Massachusetts. Office of Water Resources.] -- Describes the physical, climatological and hydrological characteristics of MA in general and of the study basins in the Blackstone, Charles, and Taunton River River basins and the Boston Harbor.

Get this from a library. Estimation of low-flow duration discharges in Massachusetts. [Kernell G Ries; Massachusetts. Office of Water Resources.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Fennessey and Vogel () used drainage area and basin relief to synthesize the lower half of flow-duration curves in Massachusetts.

Ries () estimated the, and percent duration discharges for streams in Massachusetts for a year base period of October 1, to SeptemCited by: 4. Reports for the first two Basin Yield studies (Ries, a, b) provided equations for estimating the, and percent duration streamflows and also provided estimates of the streamflow statistics and measured basin characteristics for selected ungaged streams in eastern Massachusetts river Size: 1MB.

For a particular low‐flow duration discharge, estimates of local rainfall elasticity for each stream were generally lower than 1 (termed inelastic) for streams with the greatest average low‐flow duration discharge by: 5. perform better in low flow velocities than Dischar ge Es tim at ion and St ream Gauging 6 Briti sh Socie ty for Geomorphol ogy Geomorph ologi cal T echniq ues, Chap.

3, : Richard Gravelle. Chapter 5 Stream Hydrology Figure 5–7 yr discharges for the Rock Creek watershed in 5–33 Montgomery County, MD Figure 5–8 Typical flow-duration curve 5–38 Figure 5–9 Five basic submodels of a rainfall/runoff model 5–41 Figure 5–10 Bankfull discharge as a function of drainage area for 5–45 the Salmon River, ID.

Estimates of dilute quick flow and concentrated quick flow discharge to streams were generally low during low‐flow conditions at both sites, and increased during high flow events (Figure 8). Slowflow groundwater discharge was relatively invariant over time at the Tomorrow River (average = m 3 /s; range = – m 3 /s) and Duck Cited by: A flow-duration curve (FDC) represents the relationship between the magnitude and frequency of daily, weekly, monthly (or some other time interval of) streamflow for a particular river basin, providing an estimate of the percentage of time a given streamflow was equaled or exceeded over a historical period.

variables to estimate the specific flow duration curves of potential small hydro‐power locations for the selected study areas in Eastern Black Sea Region namely Solaklı and Karadere basins.

WRIRMethods for Estimating Low-Flow Statistics for Massachusetts Streams; Michigan. WRIRStatistical Methods for Estimating Flow Characteristics of Michigan Streams (Abstract only) Minnesota. SIRMethods for estimating flow-duration curve and low-flow frequency statistics for ungaged locations on small streams in.

Weak correlation was found between the duration of low-flow spells and any FDC discharges (a low-flow spell may be interrupted by minor flow fluctuations and consequently, the duration of a continuous low-flow period is more dependent on variability of daily flows then on any particular low-flow discharge).Cited by: The mean daily exceedance discharges for month can be calculated any by methods in this Appendix.

These discharges are used in temporary water management and fish passage design. The discharges most often used are the 5, 10, 25, 50, or 95 percent exceedances. 5 Percent Exceedance - The mean daily discharge, during an average year, is expected to. In this comparison q95 (S) is the specific low flow discharge exceeded 95 of all days at the subject site estimated from the 20 year record at the subject site.

q95 (D) is the analogous value for the donor site, and q (S) is the specific discharge ‘measured’ by the spot gauging at the subject by: Highlights Estimation of year low- and high-flow regimes using annual flow duration curves and stochastically simulated discharge time series Both.

Development and application of generalized-least-squares regression models to estimate low-flow duration discharges in Massachusetts / by Kernell G. Ries III ; prepared in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Management, Office of Water : Kernell G.

Ries. Low-flow information is critical in the planning and management of our limited surface-water resources. Surface-water availability is oftentimes quantified with flow-duration discharges.

Low-flow analysis The method of using low-flow partial-record sites and continuous-record stations to estimate low-flow duration discharges is a cost-effective.

In this research, to evaluating of low flow from data of 28 hygrometry stations of Karkheh and Karoon basin, were analyzed and then flow duration curve was drew and discharge of parameters includes Q 75%, Q 90%, Q 92%, Q 95% and Q 99% were calculated.

Toward nomination of effective factors on low flow 21 parameters was detected such as physiographic. The Soil Conservation Service (SCS) has developed charts ES and ES for estimating the instantaneous peak discharge expected from small areas. They provide the peak discharge rate for establishing conservation practices on individual .USGS Water Resources Links for: - Lower Connecticut Major USGS Links.

Methods for Estimating Low-flow Statistics for Massachusetts Streams - Spatial Distribution, Methods and Guidelines for Determining Low-Flow Duration Discharges in Massachusetts .