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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 42°30’45", long
71°24’17", Middlesex County, Hydrologic Unit 01070005,
river-level sensor on right bank, 15 ft above footbridge, 500 ft
downstream from old millpond and dam at North Acton, 2.2 mi northeast
of Acton, and 5 mi upstream from mouth at Assabet River at West
DRAINAGE AREA--12.8 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: July 1963 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Elevation of gage, about 155 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.
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