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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 01100627 SHAWSHEEN RIVER AT BALMORAL STREET AT ANDOVER, MA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION--Lat 42°40’17", long 71°08’59", Essex County, Hydrologic Unit 01070002, on left bank at upstream side of Balmoral Street bridge, and 3 mi upstream from mouth at Andover.
DRAINAGE AREA
--72.8 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD
--October 2006 to current year.
GAGE
--Data Collection Platform with satellite telemeter. Elevation of gage (gage height reading) is to National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929.
REMARKS
--Flow affected by upstream withdrawals for municipal water supplies of many towns.
COOPERATION BY--Town of Andover.

The precipitation data for this station are temporary and will only be displayed for 120 days. Time series of 15-minute or cumulative daily values WILL NOT be available for retrieval following the 120-display period. Although the instrumentation is calibrated at least once/year, the temporary classification means that documented routine inspections and other quality assurance measures are not performed that would make the data acceptable for archival, retrieval, or future use in general scientific or interpretive studies. The preciptation gage is operated seasonally, from April to November.

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This station managed by the Northborough MA Field Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 3 Available Parameters for this site
  
00045 Precipitation 2017-06-20  2017-10-18
00060 Discharge 2006-10-04  2017-10-18
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2017-10-18

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Precipitation, total, inches

Most recent instantaneous value: 0.00 10-18-2017   23:30 EDT
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 24.6 10-18-2017   23:30 EDT
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Oct 19 based on 9 years of record more
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11.7 16 24.6 46 64 105 185


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 23.74 10-18-2017   23:30 EDT
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