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Current Watershed Operations Information - Winnipesaukee

Station: Smith River near Bristol

USGS Name: Smith River near Bristol, NH (01078000)
Link to USGS Site

LOCATION
Bristol, NH
Latitude 4333'59", Longitude 7144'54" NAD27
This station is located on the Smith River*, which forms the 
border between Bristol and Hill, NH, and is adjacent to Smith River 
Road and 0.5 miles east of Route 3A.
Merrimack County, New Hampshire , Hydrologic Unit 01070001 

DRAINAGE AREA 
85.80 square miles.

GAGE
Datum of gage is 449.80 feet above sea level NGVD29.

SITE TYPE
Smith River Stage / Flow

OPERATION 
Record for this site is maintained by the USGS office in New Hampshire.

More information may be obtained from the USGS by using the link at the
top of this page.


*Although the Smith River is located outside of both the Winnipesaukee
and Newfound River watersheds, the data collected at this unregulated 
(no man-made obstructions/dams) site has proven to be a relatively 
accurate indicator of the response of both to conditions related to
rainfall and snowmelt. 

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