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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 42o15'53", long
72o00'19", Worcester County, Hydrologic Unit
01080204, on left bank , downstream side of bridge on Cooney Road
and 1.5 mi north of Spencer.
DRAINAGE AREA--8.81 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Occasional low-flow measurements, water year 1960. October 1960 to current year. October and November 1960 monthly discharge only, published in WSP 1901.
REVISED RECORDS--WDR MA-RI-84-1, WDR MA-RI-03-1: drainage area.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Elevation of gage is 618.18 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Sept. 25, 1984, at datum 8.83 ft higher.
REMARKS--Occasional regulation by ponds upstream since 1971.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office or Water Resources.
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