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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° 25’14 ",long 71° 08’33", Middlesex County, Hydrologic Unit 01090001, on left bank upstream side of bridge at Route 60, between Arlington and Medford, Ma.
DRAINAGE AREA.--Undertermined.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: September 2015 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform and velocity sensor with high-data-rate satellite telemeter. Elevation of gage is Boston City Datum.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Water Resources Authority and Mystic River Watershed Association.

REMARKS.--River level affected by gate operations at Amelia Earhart Dam, located about 4.5 miles downstream.
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00060 Discharge 2016-06-30  2017-11-24
00065 Gage height 2015-09-18  2017-11-24
72255 Mean water velocity 2016-06-30  2017-11-24

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Most recent instantaneous value: 73.4 11-24-2017   00:15 EST
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Most recent instantaneous value: 105.39 11-24-2017   00:15 EST
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