There is now real time temperature data available from the Riverton gauge on the USGS Current Conditions for Connecticut Streamflow website ( DEEP’s Bureau of Water Protection & Land Reuse was instrumental in funding this addition to the USGS gauge. This new data will be helpful, including for monitoring conditions and determining the need for additional monitoring farther downstream, especially during droughts and heat waves.

Here’s the link that will take you directly to the USGS 01186000 WEST BRANCH FARMINGTON RIVER AT RIVERTON, CT online gauge data:

Note that if you save the direct link above, you’ll need to update the dates every few days as it takes one to a specific time period (in this case 6/22 – 7/9).