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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).



USGS 01104480 STONY BROOK RESERVOIR AT DAM NEAR WALTHAM, MA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION--Middlesex County, Hydrologic Unit 01090001, 10 ft upstream of bridge on River Road, 300 feet downstream of gatehouse outlet from Stony Brook Reservoir, and 2.0 mi southwest of Waltham.
DRAINAGE AREA--23.7 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--October 1999 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform, reservoir-stage monitor, air temperature monitor, and a heated tipping-bucket precipitation gage equipped with a wind shield. Elevation of gage is 43 ft above sea level (from topographic map). Telephone telemeter at station. Datum of gage is referenced to the City of Cambridge datum, subtract 10.84 feet to elevations to adjust to National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS--Downstream flow affected by regulation of dam 500 ft upstream at outflow of Cambridge Reservoir.
COOPERATION BY--Cambridge Water Department

Daily and unit values precipitation data are calibrated and quality assured prior to publication by the Massachusetts-Rhode Island Water Science Center. Data are available upon request.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 10 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water 2008-05-23  2016-10-19
00020 Temperature, air 2007-10-01  2017-11-23
00035 Wind speed 2010-11-30  2017-11-23
00036 Wind direction 2012-10-01  2017-01-27
00045 Precipitation 2010-09-20  2017-11-23
00060 Discharge 1999-08-06  2017-11-23
00062 Elevation, reservoir 2007-10-01  2017-11-23
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2017-11-23
00095 Specific cond at 25C 2008-05-23  2016-10-19
72022 Reservoir storage 2007-10-01  2017-11-23

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.14 11-23-2017   03:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 23 based on 17 years of record more
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0.01 0.21 1.14 3.6 10 15 56.2


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.77 11-23-2017   03:00 EST
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