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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°26’50.5", long
71°08’18.9", Middlesex County, Hydrologic Unit 01090001, on
left bank, 0.3 mi downstream from Waterfield Street at
DRAINAGE AREA--Total above gage, 24.7 mi2; net above gage, 24.1 mi2, excludes 0.6 mi2 drained by Winchester North Reservoir.
PERIOD OF RECORD--April 1939 to current year. Streamgage temporarily relocated to Mt. Vernon Street from September 2011 to April 2014 during river channel improvements for flood mitigation at Mystic Valley Parkway.
GAGE--Data-collection platform, satellite telemeter, hourly updates, with river stage and velocity sensors. Elevation of gage is about 8 ft above NAVD 1988, from digital map.
COOPERATION--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Planning and Engineering.
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Value Nov 24