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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 01105600 OLD SWAMP RIVER NEAR SOUTH WEYMOUTH, MA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION--Lat 42°11’25", long 70°56’43", Norfolk County, Hydrologic Unit 01090001, on left bank between divided lanes of State Highways 3 and 128, 50 ft (revised) downstream from unnamed tributary entering from left, 0.4 mi upstream from Whitmans Pond, and 1.2 mi north of South Weymouth.
DRAINAGE AREA--4.39 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: May 1966 to current year.
Water-quality records: Water years 1967–68, 1999.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Elevation of gage is 70 ft above sea level, from topographic map. Prior to Aug. 3, 1996, at site 50 ft downstream at same datum.
REMARKS--Measured flows are prior to diversion at South Cove for municipal supply of Weymouth.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources

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This station managed by the Northborough MA Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 1987-10-01  2017-11-25
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2017-11-25

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 6.14 11-25-2017   07:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 25 based on 51 years of record more
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0.53 3.9 6.14 6.6 11 12 140


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 2.81 11-25-2017   07:00 EST
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