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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 42o12'47", long
70o55'35", Norfolk County, Hydrologic Unit
01090001, on left bank at base of fish ladder, 100 ft downstream from
Iron Hill Street, 300 ft downstream from Iron Hill Dam, at East
DRAINAGE AREA--12.5 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--December 2001 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 30.83 ft above Town of Weymouth datum. Subtract 5.83 ft from gage height values to adjust to National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS--Flows affected by withdrawals for public water supply of Weymouth and by changes to boards in fish ladders upstream from the gage. High flows affected by diversions to flood by-pass system at Whitmans and Iron Hill Dams (01105607). The Old Swamp River gage (01105600) is located 0.4 mi upstream from Whitmans Pond and points of water withdrawals and diversions.
COOPERATION BY--Town of Weymouth, MA
Photo of Whitmans Pond Outlet Gage
Photo of fish ladder and stage sensor
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