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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 42o18'59", long
71o13'42", Norfolk County, Hydrologic Unit
01090001, on left bank at east limits of Wellesley, 30 ft upstream from
a horseshoe-shaped dam and 50 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway
DRAINAGE AREA--211 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--August 1959 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite and telephone gage-height telemeter at station.
REMARKS--Records good. Flow affected by diversion to Mother Brook (station 01104000), and by diversions to and from basin for municipal supplies. Occasional regulation at dam 0.2 mi upstream and by other ponds upstream.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusett Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Planning and Engineering.
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