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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 41o47'51", long 71o35'07", Providence County, RI, Hydrologic Unit 01090004, on left bank, 200 ft downstream from bridge on Elmdale Road, 2.4 mi south of North Scituate.
DRAINAGE AREA--—1.96 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.—February 2009 to current year. Discharge measurements made in water years 1993-06, 2009 to current year.
GAGE.--Data Collection Platform with telephone telemeter. Elevation of gage is 360 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
PERIOD OF RECORD.—January 2000 to May 2001; October 2001
to September 2006; and June 2009 to current year. Intermittent
measurements made in October 2008 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION.--Water temperature and specific conductance monitor.
COOPERATION BY.--Providence Water Supply Board
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