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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° 23'36", long 72° 14'21",
Worcester County, Hydrologic Unit 01080204, on left bank 100 ft above
spillway of regulating dam at Quabbin Reservoir and 4.6 mi northwest of
DRAINAGE AREA--43.7 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: January 1937 to current year. Published as "near Dana" January 1937 to September 1939.
Water-quality records: Water year 1957.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Concrete spillway since Mar. 12, 1940. Datum of gage is 504.70 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
This gage is monitored in cooperation with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Division of Water Supply Protection, Office of Watershed Management, with funding from the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority .
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Value Nov 17