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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° 25’55", long 71°
27’01", Middlesex County, Hydrologic Unit 01070005, on right
bank at Maynard, 150 ft upstream from bridge on State Highway 27, 1.7
mi downstream from Assabet Brook, and 7.1 mi upstream from confluence
with Sudbury River.
DRAINAGE AREA--114 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD--Discharge: July 1941 to current year.
Water-quality records: Water years 1954, 1967–74.
REVISED RECORDS--WSP 1231: 1945–46.
GAGE--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Datum of gage is 142.12 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS--Occasional diurnal fluctuation at low flow by mills upstream; greater regulation prior to 1969. Since 1962, high flow affected by retarding reservoirs and, since 1970, occasional release at low flow by these reservoirs.
COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Office of Water Resources.
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