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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 42o20'14", long
71o06'42", Norfolk County, Hydrologic Unit
01090001, on left bank 20 ft downstream from Netherlands Road bridge
and at Brookline Water Department building, Brookline, MA.
DRAINAGE AREA--5.93 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--November 1999 to October 2000; August 2001 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter and precipitation gage. Datum of gage is 6.467 ft above North American Vertical Datum 1988.
REMARKS--Stage and precipitation data used by MBTA for flood protection of the "D" Line and other nearby structures.
MBTA ACTION STAGE--15 feet, established by MBTA.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.
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.
Photo of Muddy River at the gage location