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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° 04'45", long 73° 04'24",
Berkshire County, Hydrologic Unit 01080207, on left bank 5 ft
downstream from highway bridge, 0.3 mi downstream from Clam River, 1 mi
south of New Boston, and at mile 65.0.
DRAINAGE AREA--91.7 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--May 1913 to current year. Prior to October 1948, published as Farmington River near New Boston.
REVISED RECORDS--WSP 641: 1924(M). WSP 781: 1928(M). WSP 1231: 1914. WDR MA-RI-84-1: drainage area.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 758.21 ft above sea level.
REMARKS--Flow regulated by Otis Reservoir 7.0 mi upstream on Fall River. High flow slightly affected by retarding reservoirs since 1966.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resource.
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