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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 41°53'59", long 71°05'24",
Bristol County, Hydrologic Unit 01090004, on left bank, 20 ft upstream
from Spring Street bridge in Taunton, and about 0.8 mi upstream from
mouth at Taunton River.
DRAINAGE AREA--43.5 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: December 2005 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 15 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS--Flow may be regulated at times from upstream ponds and dams. Stage and discharge records may be affected by daily or more frequent backwater from tide. Periods of tidal influence are removed from the recorded data prior to the computation of daily mean discharge.
COOPERATION BY--City of Taunton
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