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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°19’31", long
71°23’53", Middlesex County, Hydrologic Unit 01070005, on
left bank at downstream side of new Danforth Street Bridge, at
Saxonville, 600 ft east of Elm Street, 700 ft downstream from
confluence with Lake Cochituate Outlet, and 0.7 mi downstream from
DRAINAGE AREA--106 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: November 1979 to current year.
Water-quality records: Water years 1994–95.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 110.55 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (Massachusetts Department of Public Works benchmark).
REMARKS--Flow regulated by reservoirs upstream and affected by diversions and spill. Flow may be diverted as needed for emergency use in MWRA metropolitan Boston service area.
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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Value Nov 19