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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°42’17.4", long
71°09’11.3", Essex County, Hydrologic Unit 01070002, on left
bank, 50 ft downstream from Union Street (Duck Bridge) at Lawrence,
DRAINAGE AREA--Total above gage, 4,672 mi2 of which 214 mi2 is probably non-contributing.
PERIOD OF RECORD-- August 2012 to current year.
GAGE--Water-stage recorder with satellite telemeter. Elevation of gage is set to North Americian Vertical Datum (NAVD88), from levels survey.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office or Water Resources.
REMARKS--Stage-only data are available.
KEY FLOOD ELEVATIONS--Top of concrete retaining wall below Duck Bridge, 16.74 ft, NAVD88.