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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° 14'14", long 72° 53'46",
Hampshire County, Hydrologic Unit 01080206, on left bank at Huntington,
0.4 mi downstream from Roaring Brook, and 1.5 mi upstream from
DRAINAGE AREA--94.0 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: September 1935 to current year.
Water-quality records: Water years 1957, 1967–74.
REVISED RECORDS--WDR MA-RI-84-1: drainage area.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 383.60 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. Prior to Oct. 1, 1989, at datum 5.00 ft higher.
REMARKS--Prior to 1950, some diurnal fluctuation at low flow caused by small mill upstream.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.
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