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Streamflow and Groundwater

Data from the U.S. Geological Survey

Big River Wetlands Field Characterization and Numerical Simulation of Ground-Water and Surface-Water Interactions in Rhode Island Wetlands: Big River Watershed Case Study
RI Water Use Water use and availability in Rhode Island
RI Streamflow Statistics Methods for estimating streamflow statistics in Rhode Island: Phase I data review and data collection
Pawcatuck Optimization Ground-water and surface-water resources of the Pawcatuck River basin in southern Rhode Island and southeastern Connecticut
Hunt Drought Evaluation of watershed behavior and stream-aquifer conjunctive-management alternatives in response to drought: application to the Hunt-Annaquatucket-Pettaquamscutt System, Rhode Island

Research Related to the Streamflow Depletion Methodology

  1. Fish Assemblage Responses to Water Withdrawals and Water Supply Reservoirs in Piedmont Streams, Mary C. Freeman, Paula A. Marcinek, 2006
  2. Technical Information about the Massachusetts Sustainable Water Management Initiative (SWIMI)
  3. The Natural Flow Regime. A paradigm for river conservation and restoration, N. LeRoy Poff, et. al., 1997
  4. Ecological responses to altered flow regimes: a literature review to inform the science and management of environmental flows, N. Leroy Poff* and Julie K. H. Zimmerman, 2009
  5. Ecological Limits of Hydrologic Alteration. Environmental Flows for Regional Water Management (ELOHA)
  6. Indicators of streamflow alteration, habitat fragmentation, impervious cover, and water quality for Massachusetts stream basins: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5272, 70 p., plus CD-ROM, Weiskel, P.K., Brandt, S.L., DeSimone, L.A., Ostiguy, L.J., and Archfield, S.A., 2010
  7. Factors influencing riverine fish assemblages in Massachusetts: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific-Investigations Report. 2011-5193, 58p Armstrong, D.S., Richards, T.A., and Levin, S.B., 2011