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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° 29’53", long 71°
43’01", Washington County, Hydrologic Unit 01090005, on
right bank, 0.2 mi downstream from highway bridge at Hope Valley and
6.6 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA--72.4 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: March 1941 to current year.
Water-quality records: water years 1978 to current year.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with telephone telemeter. Datum of gage is 61.11 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS--Some seasonal regulation by Locustville Pond on Brushy Brook since 1968. Some regulation at low flow by mills and ponds upstream until 1952; regulation greater prior to 1948.
COOPERATION BY--Rhode Island Water Resources Board
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