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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°45'53", long 71°38'10"
referenced to North American Datum of 1927, Providence County, RI,
Hydrologic Unit 01090004, on left bank 500 ft downstream from bridge on
Old Plainfield Pike, and 2.2 mi southeast of Rockland.
DRAINAGE AREA--4.32 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Water years 1992 to November 2014.
PERIOD OF DAILY RECORD --Specfic Conductance-- January 2000 to May 2001, October 2001 to current year. Water Temperature-- January 2000 to May 2001, October 2001 to current year.
GAGE --Data Collection Platform with telephone telemeter.Specific conductance and water temperature water-quality monitor since January 2000.
REMARKS --Records fair for specific conductance and water temperature.
COOPERATION BY--Providence Water Supply Board