Connecticut River Basin

1998 water quality assessment report
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Massachusetts Dept. of Environmental Protection, Division of Watershed Management , Worcester, Mass
Water quality management -- Connecticut River Watershed., Water quality management -- Massachusetts., Connecticut River Water


Connecticut River Watershed., Massachus

Statementprepared by Laurie E. Kennedy and Mollie J. Weinstein in cooperation with Robert J. McCollum.
ContributionsWeinstein, Mollie J., McCollum, Robert J., Massachusetts. Dept. of Environmental Protection. Office of Watershed Management.
LC ClassificationsTD224.M4 K4495 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3996165M
LC Control Number2001337905

The Connecticut River is the longest river in the New England region of the United States, flowing roughly southward for miles ( km) through four rises at the U.S. border with Quebec, Canada, and discharges at Long Island Sound. Its watershed encompasses five U.S.

states and one Canadian province, 11, square miles (29, km 2) via tributaries, 38 of which are major : Long Island Sound. Lower Connecticut River Basin. CT River at Montague, MA (MNTM3) CT River at Northampton, MA (NHMM3) - High Flow Forecast Location.

CT River at Holyoke Dam, MA (HLUM3) - High Flow Forecast Location. CT River at Holyoke, MA (HLYM3) - High Flow Forecast Location. Chicopee River at Indian Orchard, MA (INDM3) Westfield River at Westfield, MA (WSFM3). This book was authored by, and published in cooperation with, the Connecticut River Watershed Council, the river's primary watchdog and steward.

Council members John Sinton, Elizabeth Farnsworth, and Wendy Sinton thoroughly revised the guide, basing the new maps and text on their latest survey of the river and on the expertise of numerous local /5(13).

A standardized mapping of natural drainage basins in Connecticut was completed in by the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). This drainage basin system divided Connecticut into 8 major basins, 45 regional basins, subregional basins, 2, local basins, and 7, small drainage basin areas.

The Connecticut River from the Air is a collection of extraordinary aerial images and an adventure chronicled by historian Jerry Roberts and photographed by Tom Walsh. The book provides an intimate perspective, exploring New England’s greatest river from Long Island Sound, where its waters mingle with the salty brine of the Atlantic Ocean, to its source miles to the north, just yards 5/5(6).

The Connecticut River Watershed Council is pleased to publish this exhaustively researched and beautifully illustrated guide Connecticut River Basin book mussels found in the Connecticut River basin. It is a welcome tool for resource agencies, conservation commissions, biologists, and.

Connecticut River was guided by the Policy Committee and the Technical Committee for Fisheries Management of the Connecticut River Basin.

The importance of this formally-structured, coordinating and regulatory body Connecticut River Basin book the restoration program was recognized in when Congressional consent was given to the Connecticut River Basin Atlantic Salmon. Get this from a library. Gazetteer of hydrologic characteristics of streams in Massachusetts: Connecticut River basin.

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Welcome to the Headwaters region of the Connecticut River. Over miles from the sea, the river is wild and cold, with trout to match. The Connecticut rises in tiny Fourth Lake, accessible by a footpath along the US/Canadian border and then through protected land.

River Valley. This soft surface has since been downcut, resedimented and oft flooded by the Connecticut River, making it a very soft, nutrient-replenished area and host to the majority of Connecticut's farmland soils.

The land on either side of the Connecticut River Valley is less suitable for farmlands. Notice - The USGS Water Resources Mission Area's priority is to maintain the safety and well-being of our communities, including providing critical situational awareness in times of flooding in all 50 U.S.

states and additional territories. Our hydrologic monitoring stations continue to send data in near real-time to NWISWeb, and we are continuing critical water monitoring activities to. Champlain, the upper Connecticut River Basin, along the upper and middle Merrimack River and in the lake region in the foothills of the White Mountains.

In Vermont, there were bands at the village known as “Mazipskoik” (“at the flint”) near the mouth of the Missisquoi River and nearby at Sand Bar/Grand Isle withFile Size: 3MB.

Connecticut Major Drainage Basins includes 8 major drainage basin areas for large river basins in Connecticut such as the Connecticut and Thames as well as coastal basins along the Connecticut shoreline. Each one is uniquely identified by a 1 digit major.

The Connecticut River Paddlers’ Trail for launch points and campsites in NH, VT, MA & CT. Boating in Upper Valley: maps, portages and other good information (CT River Joint Commissions) The Northern Forest Canoe Trail linking NY, VT, NH, Maine, and Québec.

Camping, canoeing, and kayaking in Turners Falls and Northfield, MA (First Light Power. Get this from a library. Flood damage reduction potential of river forecast services in the Connecticut River Basin. [Harold J Day; Kwang K Lee; United States.

Office of Hydrology,] -- Flood plain management has been a subject of special concern in the United States for the past two decades. A river forecasting system is an integral part of a total flood plain management program. A Brief Geological History of the Connecticut River Valley By Prof.

Richard D. Little [Please see the 3 rd edition of Dinosaurs, Dunes, and Drifting Continents and/or the DVDs Flow of Time and Rise and Fall of Lake Hitchcock for more in-depth content.

They are available at your local library or order from “publications” on the home page of this web site.]. This is the all-new edition of the Connecticut River Boating Guide, the standard resource for boaters, canoeists, and kayakers. It includes thirty-two GPS-compatible maps that together map the entire length of the river.

Data for twenty-eight river reaches include information on mileage, Brand: Falcon Guides. The Connecticut River Basin is one of the most regulated streams in the United States today. Included in the regulatory structures are the numerous hydroelectric dams. The Connecticut River Basin has made great use of its available hydroelectric resources in supplying the power demands of its regionl.

Connecticut Rivers Shown on the Map: Connecticut River, Farmington River, Housatonic River, Naugatuck River, Quinebaug River, Quinnipiac River, Scantic River, Shepaug River, Shetucket River, Thames River and Willimantic River.

Connecticut Lakes Shown on the Map: Bantam Lake, Barkhamsted Reservoir, Boldon Lake, Colebrook River Lake, Easton Reservoir, Gardner Lake, Lake Candlewood. Basin 16 consists of the northern Connecticut River and direct drainages to it from the Canadian border down to White River Junction.

It includes the Nulhegan River watershed and the Paul Stream watershed among others. It does not include the Passumpsic River watershed (Basin 15) nor the Stevens, Wells, and Waits Rivers watersheds (these areFile Size: 2MB.

The Connecticut River basin project demonstrates (1) coordinating diverse stakeholders to assess the costs and benefits of re-operating more than 70 dams within in an interstate basin and (2) pursuing basin-wide environmental flow and water use objectives through.

Connecticut River Connecticut River • Connecticut Lake, NH to the Long Island Sound • 11, mi. 2 • > miles long • 44 major tributaries • regulated by >70 large dams, 14 USACE • million people Once inaccurately called the “most highly regulated sewer in America”.

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CONNECTICUT RIVER BASIN ANADROMOUS FISH RESTORATION: Coordination and Technical Assistance FR Annual Progress Report October 1, - Septem U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Connecticut River Coordinator's Office Kenneth Sprankle, Project Leader East Plumtree Road Sunderland, MA   The Connecticut River is the longest river in New England.

Designated the “long tidal river” by the Algonquian peoples of southern New England, it stretches over miles and passes through four states—starting at the northern tip of New Hampshire along the Quebec border and passing through Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut on its way to Long Island Sound.

Fly Fishing Upper Connecticut River Thu, 09/02/ - -- jmaslar The Connecticut River is the largest river in New England, flowing south from the Connecticut Lakes in northern New Hampshire, along the border between New Hampshire and Vermont, through western Massachusetts and central Connecticut discharging into Long Island Sound.

"March " Also shows minor civil divisions and flood warning projects. Includes source materials note and index of "Watersheds." "" Available also through the Library of Congress. The Connecticut River Greenway, is one of Massachusetts' newest State Parks. It connects open spaces, parks, scenic vistas, and archaeological and historic sites along the length of the Connecticut River as it passes through the state.

There are over 12 miles of permanently protected shoreline, and numerous access points to the river. The River Basin does stock government topographic quadrangle maps (, ratio) for Greene County and the adjoining portions of Columbia County.

These sell at the shop for $ (tax included) and can be mailed (folded only) for an additional $ charge. vi The Connecticut River Watershed: Conserving the Heart of New England The Connecticut River is New England’s great river and one of only 14 designated American Heritage Rivers.

It winds miles from the Canadian border through New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, joining the sea at Long Island Sound. The River is central. Climate change requires the development of new operating policies for reservoirs throughout the region. This research addresses the potential impacts of climate change on reservoir operations within two watersheds of the Connecticut River Basin by generating a.

Connecticut River, longest stream in New England, rising in the Connecticut lakes in northern New Hampshire, U.S.

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After flowing about 9 miles (14 km) through New Hampshire, it moves roughly southwestward and forms the border between New Hampshire and Vermont for .Connecticut River and its tributaries, and how the operations of 65 large dams in the basin work together to influence the current hydrologic regime.

We plan to gain this understanding through the development of a basin-wide hydrologic model that can be used to evaluate dam operations.The Connecticut River Basin is New England’s largest watershed extending from Canada through Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and terminating in Connecticut.

People living in the Connecticut River basin have been impacted by many major storm events. In Hurricane Irene devastated areas of the US : Abigail Ericson.