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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 42° 00’22", long 71°
30’13", Providence County, Hydrologic Unit 01090003, on
right bank 50 ft upstream from Peters River pressure conduit at
Woonsocket. Records include flow of Peters River.
DRAINAGE AREA--416 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: February 1929 to current year.
Water-quality records: Water years 1952–53, 1957–58, 1962–67.
REVISED RECORDS--WSP 756: drainage area. WSP 781: 1931(M). WSP 871: 1938. WSP 1051: 1931.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 107.42 ft above sea level.
REMARKS--Flow regulated by powerplants, by West Hill Reservoir since May 1961, and by other reservoirs upstream. Extremes and figures of daily discharge include flow diverted from Nashua River basin and, at times since January 1966, from Quabbin Reservoir for supply of Worcester, MA, and, prior to July 1964, flow diverted around station in Hamlet Trench.
COOPERATION BY--Ocean State Power
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