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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).



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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, MA.
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.

This station managed by the Northborough MA Field Office.

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00065 Gage height 2012-08-21  2017-10-21

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Most recent instantaneous value: 7.58 10-21-2017   11:30 EDT
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