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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 41o28'56", long
71o33'06", Washington County, Hydrologic Unit
01090005, on right bank on downstream side of bridge on State Highway
138 at West Kingston, 1.5 mi west of Kingston, and 3.1 mi upstream from
DRAINAGE AREA--9.59 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: February 1958 to July 1960 in Rhode Island Water Resources Board Geologic Bulletin 13. September 1973 to current year.
Water-quality records: Water years 1974-1983.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter at station. Datum of gage is 89.80 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (Rhode Island State Board of Public Roads benchmark).
REMARKS--Diversion upstream for supply of University of Rhode Island..
COOPERATION BY--Rhode Island Water Resources Board
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