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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 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

This station managed by the Northborough MA Field Office.

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All 2 Available Parameters for this site
00045 Precipitation 2009-10-01  2017-11-25
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2017-11-25

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Most recent instantaneous value: 8.22 11-25-2017   03:30 EST
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