Page Loading - Please Wait...
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° 56’51", long 71°
10’38", Bristol County, Hydrologic Unit 01090004, on left
bank 200 ft downstream from bridge on State Highway 140, 0.9 mi
upstream from confluence with Rumford River, and 1.5 mi southeast of
DRAINAGE AREA--43.3 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: June 1925 to current year.
Water-quality records: Water year 1967–68, 1999.
REVISED RECORDS--WSP 871: 1938. WSP 1301: 1929–33(M). WSP 1621: 1925–58 (monthly runoff). WDR MA-RI-84-1: drainage area.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 55.14 ft above sea level. Prior to Oct. 1, 1930, nonrecording gage at same site at datum 0.62 ft higher and Oct. 1, 1930, to May 5, 1933, at same site at present datum.
REMARKS--Flow regulated to some extent by Lake Mirimichi and other lakes and reservoirs upstream. Diversion upstream for municipal supply of Attleboro and small diversions to and from basin for other municipal supplies.
COOPERATION BY-- Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.
|Boating safety tips|
|Most Recent |
Value Nov 18