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The streamgaging station, Plum Island River at Plum Island, MA (42475200491701), was discontinued October 1, 2017 due to insufficient funds. This station has operated continuously since August 2015 and has provided river stage and discharge data to numerous Federal, State, and local water-management agencies to monitor and manage water resources.
If any Federal, State or local agencies are
interested in providing the additional funds needed to continue operation of
this streamflow gaging station,
Richard Verdi, Chief of Hydrologic Surveillance, New England Water Science Center
LOCATION--Lat 42o22'22", long
71o49'43", Worcester County, Hydrologic Unit
01070004, on left bank 300 ft upstream from bridge on Harris Street at
Canada Mills, 2.1 mi north of Holden, and about 3.5 mi upstream from
mouth at Wachusett Reservoir.
DRAINAGE AREA--46.3 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--November 1996 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with telephone telemeter. Elevation of gage is 560 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS--Flow occasionally regulated by Quinapoxet Reservoir.
PERIOD OF RECORD--April 1997 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION--Water temperature and specific conductance monitor.
This gage is monitored in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Water Supply Protection, Office of Watershed Management, with funding from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority .
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