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Discontinuation of Streamgaging Stations

Discontinuation of Plum Island River at TPK Bridge at Plum Island, MA Streamgaging Station

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, please contact Richard Verdi, Chief of Hydrologic Surveillance, New England Water Science Center (508-490-5064).



USGS 01099500 CONCORD R BELOW R MEADOW BROOK, AT LOWELL, MA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION--Lat 42° 38’12", long 71° 18’09", Middlesex County, Hydrologic Unit 01070005, on right bank 300 ft downstream from Rogers Street Bridge at Lowell, 0.3 mi downstream from River Meadow Brook, and 0.8 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA--Total above gage, 400 mi2; net above gage, 307 mi2 — diversion as needed from 92.6 mi2 for use by Boston metropolitan district.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: October 1936 to current year. October, November 1936 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1301.
Water-quality records: Water years 1953, 1967–74.
REVISED RECORDS--WDR MA-RI-84-1: drainage area.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 67.41 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS--Low flow regulated by mills upstream. Daily discharge includes undiverted water from 92.6 mi2 in basins of Sudbury River and Lake Cochituate. Prior to December 1961, diversion upstream for use by city of Lowell.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.

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00060 Discharge 1990-10-01  2017-11-24
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2017-11-24

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 486 11-24-2017   08:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 24 based on 79 years of record more
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30.0 264 459 486 582 887 1610


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Most recent instantaneous value: 5.11 11-24-2017   08:30 EST
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