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Discontinuation of Streamgaging Stations

Discontinuation of Plum Island River at TPK Bridge at Plum Island, MA Streamgaging Station

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, please contact Richard Verdi, Chief of Hydrologic Surveillance, New England Water Science Center (508-490-5064).



USGS 01185500 WEST BRANCH FARMINGTON RIVER NEAR NEW BOSTON, MA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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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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All 2 Available Parameters for this site
  
00060 Discharge 1990-10-01  2017-11-21
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2017-11-21

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 210 11-21-2017   00:30 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Nov 21 based on 104 years of record more
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25.0 94 169 210 231 287 1610


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.59 11-21-2017   00:30 EST
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