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  • USGS 05365500 CHIPPEWA RIVER AT CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI

    PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION

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    LOCATION.--Lat 44°55'36", long 91°24'39", in Lot 1, sec.12, T.28 N., R.9 W., Chippewa County, Hydrologic Unit 07050005, on right bank at Chippewa Falls, 1.0 mi downstream from Duncan Creek.

    DRAINAGE AREA.--5,650 square miles.

    PERIOD OF RECORD.--June 1888 to September 1983, October 1986 to present. Monthly discharge for some periods published in WSP 1308.

    REVISED RECORDS.--WSP 785: 1934(M). WSP 1508: 1897, 1905, 1918(M), 1924(M). WDR WI-81-1: Drainage area.

    GAGE.--Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 798.50 ft NAVD88. Prior to January 1914, nonrecording gage, and January 1914 to June 19, 1932, water-stage recorder at site 1 mi upstream at different datum. June 19, 1932, to current year, water-stage recorder at present site and datum.

    REMARKS.--Considerable regulation by Moose Lake, Lake Chippewa, Rest Lake, Flambeau Flowage, and Lake Wissota Reservoirs. Diurnal fluctuation caused by hydroelectric plant 1.1 mi upstream. Gage-height telemeter at station.

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    This station managed by the Northwest Wisconsin Field Office - Rice Lake WI.

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    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: 13,100   09-02-2014  03:15 CDT
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    Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Sep 2 based on 121 years of record more
    Min
    (1929)
    25th
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    Median 75th
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    Mean Most Recent
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    Value Sep 2
    Max
    (1941)
    528 1570 2420 4040 4070 13100 78700


    Gage height, feet

    Most recent instantaneous value: 8.70   09-02-2014  03:15 CDT
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