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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°53’19", long
71°22’55", Providence County, Hydrologic Unit 01090003, on
right bank at upstream side of Roosevelt Ave. bridge at
DRAINAGE AREA--474 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--October 2003 to November 2005, October 2006 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with telephone telemeter. Elevation of gage is 20 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS--Flow regulated by power plants, by West Hill Reservoir since May 1961, and by other reservoirs and ponds upstream.
COOPERATION BY--Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.
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