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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 42° 38’18", long 72°
43’32", Franklin County, Hydrologic Unit 01080203, on right
bank in Shattuckville, 1.2 mi south of Griswoldville, and 1.3 mi
upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA--89.0 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: October 1939 to current year. October and November 1939 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1301.
Water-quality records: Water years 1957, 1967–69, 1994–95.
REVISED RECORDS--WSP 1111: 1945(M). WDR MA-RI-84-1: drainage area.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 457.91 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS--Diurnal fluctuation at times caused by mill upstream; because storage capacity is small, daily flows are not affected appreciably. Prior to 1950, greater regulation by mill.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.
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