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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 42o22'21", long
71o16'15", Middlesex County, Hydrologic Unit
01090001, 20 ft downstream of culvert at ramp from southbound lane of
State Highway 128, 800 ft upstream from mouth, 1.8 mi west of
DRAINAGE AREA--0.48 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--October 1997 to September 1998; October 2000 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform, water-temperature and specific conductance monitor. Elevation of gage is 85 ft above sea level (from topographic map). Cellular telemetry at station. Dissolved chloride estimated from specific conductance measurements using the superposition technique described in Granato and Smith 1999.
COOPERATION BY--Cambridge Water Department
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Value Nov 23