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  • USGS 05425500 ROCK RIVER AT WATERTOWN, WI

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    LOCATION. --Lat 43°11'17", long 88°43'34", in SW 1/4 sec.4, T.8 N., R.15 E., Jefferson County, Hydrologic Unit 07090001, on left bank, 700 ft downstream from Milwaukee Street bridge, 1.1 mi downstream from Silver Creek, at Watertown. 

    DRAINAGE AREA. --969 square miles. 

    PERIOD OF RECORD. --June 1931 to September 1970, October 1976 to present. 

    REVISED RECORDS. --WSP 1438: 1933,1935(M), 1937(M), 1938-39, 1945(M); WDR WI-79-1: Drainage area. 

    GAGE. --Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 792.38 ft (NAVD 1988). Prior to Sept. 26, 1933, nonrecording gage at site 700 ft upstream at different datum. 

    REMARKS. --Flow partly regulated by powerplant at Watertown. Gage-height telemeter at station. 

    OPERATED IN COOPERATION WITH:

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Logo U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Rock Island District

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    Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Logo Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

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    This station managed by the USGS Wisconsin Water Science Center - Middleton WI.

    Available Parameters Available Period
    All 2 Available Parameters for this site
      
    00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2014-09-02
    00065 Gage height 2014-05-05  2014-09-02

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    Discharge, cubic feet per second

    Most recent instantaneous value: 324   09-02-2014  15:15 CDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 2 based on 77 years of record more
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    2.0 39 113 229 267 324 1810


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 1.71   09-02-2014  15:15 CDT
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