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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° 51'32", long 71° 29'16",
Providence County, Hydrologic Unit 01090004, on right bank 75 ft
downstream from bridge on U.S. Highway 44 at Centerdale and 6.5 mi
upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA--38.3 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: July 1941 to current year. Water-quality records: Water years 1955-56.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Elevation of gage is 95 ft above sea level, from topographic map. Satellite gage-height telemeter at station.
REMARKS--Some regulation by reservoirs upstream; regulation greater prior to 1956. Discharge figures prior to 1966 included leakage around station through bypass canal; leakage negligible subsequently.
COOPERATION BY--Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
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