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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 41o46'57", long 71o40'31", Providence County, RI, Hydrologic Unit 01090004, on left bank, upstream of bridge on Rockland Cemetery Road, 0.4 mi north of Clayville.
DRAINAGE AREA--—0.62 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 2009 to November 2014. Discharge measurements made in water years 1994-95, 2000-06, and 2009.
GAGE.--Data Collection Platform with telephone telemeter.
Water temperature and specific conductance monitor.
Elevation of gage is 390 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
PERIOD OF RECORD.—2000-06; June 2009 to current
INSTRUMENTATION.--Water temperature and specific conductance monitor. Intermittent measurements made in October 2008 to current year.
COOPERATION BY.--Providence Water Supply Board