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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° 32’09", long 72°
39’14", Franklin County, Hydrologic Unit 01080203, on right
bank 0.4 mi downstream from South River, 1.2 mi west of West Deerfield,
2.5 mi west of Deerfield, and 9.2 mi upstream from mouth.
DRAINAGE AREA--557 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: March to November 1904, January 1905, March to December 1905, October 1940 to current year, published as "at Deerfield" 1904–5.
Water-quality records: June 1994.
REVISED RECORDS--WDR MA-RI-84-1: drainage area. WDR MA-RI-92-1: 1991.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Elevation of gage is 156.74 ft above North American Vertical Datum of 1988. Prior to Dec. 16, 1905, non-recording gage at site 1.5 mi downstream at different datum.
REMARKS--Flow regulated since 1913 by Somerset Reservoir, since 1924 by Harriman Reservoir, and by several powerplants upstream. Satellite gage-height telemeter at station.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.
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