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subject The Mad's gauge is reading low?
author Chris Weed
city Burlington
posted Monday Jul 3rd 2017, 9:53 PM

The USGS gauge was reporting 327 cfs (3.33 feet) at 12:30 pm today, but when I visited the put-in at about that time it looked like it was over 400 cfs, maybe even close to 500.

I wonder if the two high water events of the past weekend (close to or above flood stage) affected the pool where the gauge operates. I actually visited that location today. If the high flows scoured gravel from the bottom and flushed it over the low-head dam then the flow model may need to be recalibrated.

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