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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 01111230 BLACKSTONE RIVER AT MILLVILLE, MA

PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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LOCATION--Lat 42o01'22", long 71o34'22", Worcester County, Hydrologic Unit 01090003, on left bank about 0.7 miles downstream of Central Street bridge, and 0.6 miles southeast of Millville, MA.
DRAINAGE AREA--263 mi2.

WATER-DISCHARGE RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD--April 2007 to September 2009, September 2012 to September 2014.
GAGE--Water-stage recorder with telephone telemeter. Elevation of gage, about 200 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929, from topographic map.
REMARKS--Flow regulated by upstream dams and ponds and occasional backwater from downstream dam.

WATER QUALITY RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD--Water temperature, specific conductance, pH, and dissolved oxygen, July 1969 to December 1981; Water temperature, specific conductance, and turbidity, September 2012 to current year.

METEOROLOGICAL RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD--Air temperature and precipitation, September 2012 to current year.
INSTRUMENTATION--Water temperature, specific conductance, and turbidity monitor, air temperature monitor, and heated tipping-bucket precipitation gage.

COOPERATION BY--Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Watershed Management

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Available Parameters Available Period
All 7 Available Parameters for this site
  
00010 Temperature, water 2012-10-01  2016-04-01
00020 Temperature, air 2014-11-19  2016-04-01
00045 Precipitation 2012-09-28  2016-04-01
00065 Gage height 2007-10-01  2016-03-31
00095 Specific cond at 25C 2012-10-01  2016-03-29
62361 Chlorophyll, in situ 2012-10-18  2015-09-29
63680 Turbidity, Form Neph 2012-10-04  2016-04-01

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*** There are no data available on the Waterdata system for the time period specified,
    although data may be available in the files of the local USGS office operating the station.